Women’s History Month

First female conservation officer celebrated during Women’s History Month

In 1897, Huldah Neal became a deputy game warden for Grand Traverse County, cementing her little-known legacy as the first female conservation officer in the United States, according to press reports of the day. (Michigan DNR)By all accounts, Huldah Neal was no one to fool with. That’s not to say she wasn’t liked or respected throughout Grand Traverse County, Michigan,…