Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division recently honored RFC Rodney Horne with the Rocky Wainwright Waterfowl Officer of the Year Award for his outstanding efforts regarding waterfowl conservation over the past year. Horne is a Conservation Ranger assigned to Wheeler County, but also assisting in Laurens County. The award is named in memory of Conservation Ranger Cpl. Rocky Wainwright, who was dedicated to the conservation of waterfowl.
“RFC Rodney Horne has made great contributions to the protection of Georgia’s waterfowl resources,” says Division Chief of Law Enforcement Col. Homer Bryson. “He takes pride in the enforcement of waterfowl laws and regulations as well as providing opportunities to educate the public about waterfowl issues.”
RFC Rodney Horne has been with the Division since November 1997. His primary focus this past hunting season has been the enforcement of waterfowl regulations. His preferential method for handling that duty – use the least amount of force to gain the most amount of compliance.
Here are some of his accomplishments this past year:
“RFC Horne is an asset to this Department, his community and the State of Georgia and we are proud to recognize his efforts with this award,” says Bryson.
For more information on the Rocky Wainwright Waterfowl Award, call the WRD Law Enforcement Office at (770) 918-6408.