JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has named Kyle Lash as the new south Jackson game warden.

Lash goes to Jackson after serving as game warden in Kaycee for the past two years. He replaces former South Jackson Game Warden Jerry Longobardi, who recently retired after 29 years of service.

Wardens are responsible for wildlife law enforcement, preventing wildlife damage and other wildlife management duties.