Ohio Wildlife Officer Gus Kiebel has been assigned to Adams County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Officer Kiebel has previously served as the Clermont County Wildlife officer since his graduation from the Wildlife Officer Academy in 2012.
Originally from Licking County, Officer Kiebel is a 2007 graduate of Northridge High School in Alexandria. Officer Kiebel graduated from Hocking College in 2009 with a degree in wildlife management. In 2011, Officer Kiebel graduated from the University of West Virginia. In his spare time, Officer Kiebel enjoys hunting, fishing, and snowboarding with his wife Katie.
As a wildlife officer, Kiebel has statewide authority to enforce wildlife regulations and protect state lands, waterways, and property. He also contributes to public safety both locally and in Ohio’s vast outdoors. Each year, Ohio’s wildlife officers speak to clubs and groups about conservation and wildlife programs, perform fish and wildlife surveys, and provide technical advice and instruction about hunting, fishing, and other outdoor-related recreation.
To reach Officer Kiebel, call 800-WILDLIFE (945-3543). To report suspicious activity involving wildlife, call 800-POACHER (762-2437). Reports can remain anonymous.