Everyday Heroes: GF&P Conservation Officers

What goes into being a conservation officer?

Hunting, fishing, boating – you name it. They’ve got the state covered when it comes to the great outdoors.

But what goes into being a conservation officer?

KDLT photojournalist Josh Bixler spent a day with the everyday heroes of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks department to find out.

We’d like to thank Officer Dan Altman and the GF&P for letting us tag along with them.