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University of Illinois Terrestrial Game Workshop (students only)
Illinois Natural History Survey
Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Learn to Hunt - Spring 2018 Workshops
Day 1 (9th)
Interactive presentations at Allerton Park start at 8:00 am
Lunch scheduled for 1:00 pm (bring own lunch)
Target shooting at 4-H Memorial Camp starts at 1:30 pm
Question and answer starts at 3:45 pm
Day 2 (10th)
Meet at Weldon Springs hunting area office 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 start at 2:45 pm
Certificates and awards start at 5:00 pm
Links to venues
Allerton Park meeting location
4-H Memorial Camp
Map of Weldon Springs-Piatt Unit 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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