Category: Outdoor Programs News

Learn to Hunt program opens virtual hunting workshop

Learn to Hunt program opens virtual hunting workshop

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a free virtual workshop to teach skills needed to hunt, field dress and cook squirrel and rabbit to individuals who have little to no hunting experience. This virtual workshop consists of one online knowledge and skills building session with instructors that possess the […]
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Annual Beyond BOW Muzzleloader Workshop Scheduled Nov. 13-15

Annual Beyond BOW Muzzleloader Workshop Scheduled Nov. 13-15

NASHVILLE — The 2020 Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Muzzleloader Workshop will be sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Nov. 13-15 in Humphreys County. Female hunters 18 and older will have the opportunity to learn about hunting deer during the weekend. The workshop will be held at Buffalo Ridge Refuge, which incorporates a variety […]
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State Agencies Join in Fishing Program for Foster Families, Youths

State Agencies Join in Fishing Program for Foster Families, Youths

Last Saturday, more than 30 children in foster care and their families participated in the first “Fostering Outdoor Oklahoma Families” event. This collaborative partnership between Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS), Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC), State Sen. Paul Rosino, Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 123 (OKCFOP), International Association of Firefighters Local 157 (OKCFF) […]
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Bringing the DNR to classrooms around Michigan

Bringing the DNR to classrooms around Michigan

COVID-19 has created many new work, home and life scenarios, and that’s especially true with K-12 education. With many schools moving online, the DNR has launched Nature at School, an opportunity for educators to schedule free, virtual education sessions presented by DNR professionals. Teachers can book 11 different programs, each 30 minutes long, with additional […]
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Maryland Mentored Hunt Program Seeks Teachers and Learners

Maryland Mentored Hunt Program Seeks Teachers and Learners

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to introduce the Maryland Mentored Hunt Program, a statewide program aimed to pair new, novice, or lapsed hunters of any age with skilled veteran hunters. The mentors will help guide new hunters throughout the process of building their skills, culminating in a hunt. Both mentors and mentees […]
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Sign up for West Virginia Forest Stewardship program

Sign up for West Virginia Forest Stewardship program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry (WVDOF) is announcing a sign-up period for the Forest Stewardship program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed counties. The sign-up will begin on Aug. 10 and will be for the following counties: Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan and Pendleton The Forest Stewardship Program assists landowners […]
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Learn to Hunt at a Hunt and Learn Program

Learn to Hunt at a Hunt and Learn Program

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 21, 2020) – Georgia Hunt and Learn programs provide an educational experience targeted to those with little to no hunting experience, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. These programs provide a chance to learn about, and to hunt, such species as deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, and […]
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ECO contributes $35,000 to Range Rider Program

ECO contributes $35,000 to Range Rider Program

PINETOP, Ariz. – The Eastern Arizona Counties Organization (ECO) has made a contribution of $35,000 to support the Range Rider Program managed by the Interagency Field Team (IFT) of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Project. Created in 1993, the Eastern Arizona Counties Organization (ECO) includes Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee and Navajo counties. The ECO counties […]
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Virtual Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshop Coming July 8

Virtual Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshop Coming July 8

Have you ever wanted to volunteer with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries? Or how about host your own fishing clinic? The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will offer a free* Virtual Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshop on Wednesday, July 8, through Zoom. Through LDWF’s Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP), participants will […]
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Applications for the 22nd Annual Wildlife Youth Camp

Applications for the 22nd Annual Wildlife Youth Camp

A week full of fun outdoor activities, conservation education and camaraderie is in store for up to 35 lucky teens selected to attend the 22nd annual Wildlife Youth Camp. Applications are now being accepted for this summer’s once-in-a-lifetime event. “Campers will get a better understanding of wildlife and fisheries management and conservation law enforcement, while […]
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DEM Hosting Wildlife Education Programs This Winter

DEM Hosting Wildlife Education Programs This Winter

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a children’s program on New England cottontail rabbits, a presentation on the history of bears in RI, and two family-friendly birding workshops this winter as part of its Wildlife Outreach Program. WHAT: Saving the New England Cottontail WHEN: Wednesday, January […]
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