Ohio -(Ammoland.com)- Veteran wildlife management expert, Ray Petering, has been named chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Wildlife today.
Petering began his new position on Monday, November 16.
“Ray’s background and experience in the field of fish and wildlife resources, as well as his success in establishing and maintaining partnerships to strengthen wildlife conservation, made Ray the ideal candidate for this job,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “Under Ray’s leadership I anticipate the Division of Wildlife will make great advancements in furthering ODNR’s efforts to improve Ohio’s fish and wildlife management.”
Sue Howard, assistant chief of the division, has been serving as the acting chief since the resignation of Scott Zody in early October. Howard will resume her role as assistant chief with responsibilities for fish and wildlife management as well as the business, federal aid and information and education sections of the division.
As chief of the division, Petering will be responsible for day-to-day operations, including issues related to wildlife law enforcement, fish and wildlife research and management, promoting and …Read the Rest