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Mount Vernon Terrestrial Game Workshop
Illinois Natural History Survey
Ten Mile Creek Fish and Wildlife Area
Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hunter Workshops: Terrestrial Game
Day 1 (23rd)
Interactive presentations at Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area 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 (24th)
Meet at Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife area at 8:00 am
Field activities begin at 8:15 am
Mentored small game/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 Ten Mile Creek SFWA
Information on Ten Mile Creek SFWA
Map of Ten Mile Creek SFWA 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:
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