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Colonel Jim Stinebaugh

Region: Blackland Prairie

Topics: Wildlife, Hunting, Fishing, Poaching, Smuggling, Warden, Law, Government


Col. Stinebaugh is Director of Law Enforcement at Texas Parks and Wildlife. From 1967 to 1971, he was a Texas Game Warden in south Texas, and later, from 1973 through 2000, he served as a Special Agent with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service on various assignments throughout Texas and the Southwest. In enforcing laws protecting game and wildlife, he has worked cases involving defendants poaching deer, smuggling parrots, killing threatened or endangered species (pronghorn antelope, whooping cranes, golden and bald eagles ), killing protected migratory birds (such as those lost in uncovered oil pits), using illegal hunting methods (helicopters and automobiles) and other offenses.



April 11, 2002
Austin, Texas
Reels 2180, 2181, and 2182

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Col Stinebaugh.

Please see the video [reels 2180, 2181, and 2182] or the  transcript of Col. Stinebaugh's full  interview.






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