Free multi-season program: “Hunting for Food”
Are you interested in hunting for your own free-range, lean, drug-free, healthy meat (now popularly called “protein”) but aren’t sure where to start? This program will get you started.
No experience is required and all equipment is available for loan. Spots are limited and will be drawn from the application pool. Applications are due by Sept. 5 at 11:59 p.m. and can be found at www.maumeevalleynwtf.com
The multi-season program, “Hunting for Food,” is free with participants responsible for their hunting license costs (process covered in the program).
• Session 1, Sept. 26: “Why Hunt?” runs 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cleland’s Outdoor World, 10306 Airport Highway, Swanton. It offers introductions and describes benefits of hunting.
• Session 2, Oct. 17: “A Day at the Range” runs 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cleland’s Outdoor World, 10306 Airport Highway, Swanton. It covers basic crossbow and range safety, crossbow shooting practice and shot-placement education.
• Session 3, Oct. 20: “A Day in the Woods” runs 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Oak Openings park, 4139 Girdham Road, Swanton. It covers looking for deer signs, woodsmanship skills and finding a place to hunt.
• Session 4, Nov. 3 to 4: “Mentored Deer Hunt” will take place at Maumee Bay State Park, 1400 State Park Road, Oregon. Participants will go on a mentored crossbow deer hunt and learn about tracking, along with field dressing and caring for the meat.
Register for all events at http://maumeevalleynwtf.com
You can also contact Skip Markland at 419-769-6983 and firstname.lastname@example.org or Gary Robison at 419-410-5824 and email@example.com
Originally posted at Maumee Valley NWTF on Aug, 18 2018.
Image courtesy Maumee Valley NWTF.