Fish and Boat Commission Accepting Applications for Water Conservation Officers

By Sam Miller
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has opened applications for a new class of Waterways Conservation Officer Trainees. Any Pennsylvania resident 21 and over with a GED or High School diploma can apply. WCOs protect, conserve, and enhance Pennsylvania's aquatic resources through law enforcement, education, and community partnerships with anglers and boaters. These officers are specifically trained in all aspects of fisheries conservation and watercraft safety and work to preserve fishing and boating opportunities. The Commonwealth will accept applications until March 14, 2021. Applications will only be accepted online and can be done at