That was the best advice Vicki Muller received when she became manager of the Erie National Wildlife Refuge on Aug. 5.
succeeded Patty Nagel, who retired in 2012.
grew up on her
family's 20-acre property in Medina County, Ohio.
She competed in hunting trials as a child and then received her bachelor's degree in wildlife management from Ohio State University.
Muller worked for Aransas Wildlife National Refuge in Texas before accepting her position at the 8,800-acre Crawford County preserve, which is currently closed because of the government's current budget crisis.
Vicki Muller started as the manager of the Erie National Wildlife Refuge on Aug. 5.
Contributed photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/ERIE TIMES-NEWS