The great adventure
Retired regional wildlife manager Ron Velarde reflects with pride on his long career
What does a person think about after 47 years as a game warden for what is now Colorado Parks and Wildlife?
And how are those years summarized? What memories stand out after nearly 50 years with an agency recognized as one of the leaders in wildlife management?
On June 30, Ron Velarde quietly closed the door on his 47 years with CPW, the final 17 years as regional wildlife…