Award-Winning Author Steven T. Callan to Sign New Book at The Fly Shop in Redding
Retired game warden Steven T. Callan's love of nature and passion for protecting wildlife took root long before he experienced the adventures described in his memoir, BADGES, BEARS, AND EAGLES, a “Book of the Year” finalist. In his sequel, THE GAME WARDEN’S SON, he recounts more of his own investigations, along with those of his game warden father and their colleagues. Intertwined with a half century of adventures and investigations is a story of the lifelong relationship between a boy and his father. With wry humor, Callan tells how he and his fellow officers outwitted the perpetrators—most of them crafty, some of them hilariously foolish—who poached deer, lobsters, and abalone, baited bears and sold their parts, shot wild ducks to supply restaurants, and killed songbirds for epicurean dinner tables. Their cases took them across the Channel Islands, through the back alleys of San Francisco, up the Sacramento Valley, into the Sierras, and along California's pristine North Coast. While these dedicated wardens saw their share of greed, they also appreciated the many hunters and fishermen who obeyed the laws and respected the earth's resources. In the end, it was all about protecting California's natural resources for future generations, which is what Callan and company did, enjoying themselves every step of the way. Steve has earned numerous awards for his work in wildlife protection. He also has earned the 2014 and 2015 “Best Outdoor Magazine Column” awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of California. He and his wife, Kathy, live in the Redding area.
Date & Time
April 29, 2016
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Admission is free.
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