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Effingham Terrestrial Game Workshop
Illinois Natural History Survey
Hidden Springs State Forest
Nov 11, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hunter Workshops: Terrestrial Game
Day 1 (11th)
Interactive presentations at Hidden Springs State Forest 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 (12th)
Meet at Hidden Springs State Forest at 8:00 am
Field activities begin at 8:15 am
Mentored squirrel hunt at Hidden Spring SF begins about 11:45 am (lunch in field)
Game harvest cooking starts at 2:45 pm
Certificates and awards start at 5:00 pm
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Directions to Hidden Springs SF
Information on Hidden Springs SF
Map of Hidden Springs 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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