Fox Found at Chickasaw National Recreation Area Tested Positive for Rabies
During the week of June 10, park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area caught and euthanized a sick fox that subsequently tested for disease, and found to be infected with the rabies. More »
Park Ranger Luis Krug Honored As Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Employee in Oklahoma
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
U.S. Park Ranger Luis Krug of the Chickasaw National
Recreation Area was honored as the Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Employee
This award was presented in conjunction with Public Service Recognition Week, a nationwide public education campaign honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees and ensure that our government is the best in the world.
U.S. Park Ranger Krug works independently as a Federal Law
Enforcement officer in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area to protect the
park's visitors, historical structures, and natural resources. He chairs the Murray County
Multi-disciplinary Team which is charged with the investigation of crimes
against children, leading the organization to better protect the children of
Park Superintendent Bruce Noble stated, “Luis Krug represents the very best of the National Park Service protection ranger ranks and it is extremely gratifying to see his many accomplishments recognized through this important award.”
Did You Know?
Between 1917 and 1925, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] maintained a collection of animals—not quite a zoo—which at various times included deer, elk, bison, ostriches and a bald eagle. More...