DeLong heads the Department of Natural Resources' Forestry Division, which manages Wisconsin's forests.
DNR Chief Warden Randy Stark says DeLong turned himself in. Stark says a member of the public likely wouldn't have been cited, but he decided to cite DeLong because he was a DNR employee and DeLong asked to be treated like any other agency worker. The DNR says he won't be reprimanded, though.
DeLong says he wanted to take responsibility for his error.