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Peoria Waterfowl Hunting Workshop
Illinois Natural History Survey
Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hunter Workshops: Waterfowl
Day 1 (9th)
Interactive presentations start at Rice Lake Fish and Wildlife area 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 (10th)
Meet at Rice Lake Fish and Wildlife area at 8:00 am
Field activities begin at 8:15 am
Mentored upland bird 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 Rice Lake FWA
Directions to Banner Marsh
Information on Rice Lake FWA
Map of Rice Lake FWA 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 encourage you purchase a
before the workshop. We will show you how to purchase the other licenses and permits you need to hunt.
We will provide you with all the safety gear you need to properly shoot firearms.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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