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Havana Terrestrial Game Workshop
Illinois Natural History Survey
Forbes Biological Station
Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Learn to Hunt - Spring 2018 Workshops
Day 1 (28th)
Interactive presentations at Forbes Biological Station start at 8:00 am
Lunch scheduled for 1:00 pm (bring own lunch)
Target shooting starts at 1:30 pm
Question and answer starts at 3:45 pm
Day 2 (29th)
Meet at Sand Ridge State Forest at 8:00 am
Field activities begin at 8:15 am
Mentored squirrel hunt begins about 11:45 am (lunch in field)
Game harvest cooking starts at 2:45 pm
Certificates and awards start at 5:00 pm
Links to venues
Directions to Forbes Biological Station
Information on Forbes Biological Station
Directions to Sand Ridge SF
Information on Sand Ridge SF
Map of Sand Ridge SF hunting area
Notes for participants
Dress appropriately for hiking through uneven, potentially wet, wooded terrain and variable weather conditions. Camoflage clothing is encouraged, including a hat, coat and pants.
Snacks will be provided, but bring your lunch both days.
We will show you how to purchase the appropriate licenses and permits to participate in the mentored hunt.
We will provide you with all the safety gear you need to properly shoot firearms and archery equipment.
DISCLAIMER: if the weather is bad, we may not hold the target shooting or mentored hunt. But do not worry, we will set you up with a mentor to shoot and hunt with in the future.
If you are interested in car pooling, give us permission to send out your request to other participants.
Questions can be emailed to: email@example.com
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