Posts Tagged ‘Waterfowl Hunting’

NOVICE HUNTER INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS

August 22, 2009

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Local wildlife conservation groups are teaming up with the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) to offer some exciting FREE clinics for beginning hunters. The seminars were developed following the success of a ‘Turkey Hunting 101’ seminar that was offered by the National Wild Turkey Federation this past spring.

The local committee of the Colorado Mule Deer Association will be hosting a free ‘Mule Deer Hunting 101’ clinic on Monday, Aug. 24 at the DOW Grand Junction Hunter Education Building at 711 Independent Ave. Class participants will be treated to a free barbecue beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the mule deer class beginning at 7 p.m. The clinic will cover a variety of topics including mule deer biology and habits, hunting strategies, equipment, and local deer hunting opportunities. The Colorado Mule Deer Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the mule deer and its habitat.

The local committee of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will be hosting a free ‘Elk Hunting 101’ clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the DOW Grand Junction Hunter Education Building at 711 Independent Ave. The clinic will begin at 6 p.m. and will cover topics including elk biology and habits, hunting strategies, equipment, and local elk hunting opportunities.  The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the Rocky Mountain elk and its habitat.

The local committee of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting a free ‘Waterfowl Hunting 101’ clinic on Friday, Sept. 25 at the DOW Grand Junction Hunter Education Building at 711 Independent Ave. The clinic will begin at 6 p.m. and will cover topics including waterfowl identification and biology, hunting strategies, equipment, and local waterfowl hunting opportunities. Ducks Unlimited is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of waterfowl and their habitat. The local Ducks Unlimited committee also offers a free youth waterfowl clinic and guided hunt in the Grand Valley.

All hunting clinics are limited to 40 participants and preregistration is required.  These hunting clinics are designed for novice hunters. For more information about the clinics and to register please call the DOW Education Office at (970) 255-6181.

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For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.

WATERFOWL HUNTING CLINIC IN COLORADO SPRINGS

November 20, 2008

The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) will host a Waterfowl Hunting Clinic in Colorado Springs Nov. 20, from 6-9 p.m.

The class will be led by a trio of DOW biologists who will cover the basics on waterfowl hunting with subject matter geared for the novice waterfowl hunter.  Topics will include hunting tactics, regulations, duck identification, hunting techniques, and where to go and what to look for in a hunting location.

The class is free, but space is limited to 50, so participants must call (719) 227-5207 to pre-register.

The Division of Wildlife office is located at 4255 Sinton Road.

For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.

Northeast region Sportsman’s Advisory Group

November 18, 2007

buck-in-snow.jpgNORTHEAST REGION’S SPORTSMAN’S ADVISORY GROUP MEETING NOVEMBER 19

Hunters and anglers interested in learning more about issues facing Colorado’s wildlife are invited to attend a public meeting Nov. 19. The northeast region Sportsman’s Advisory Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Division of Wildlife (DOW) Hunter Education Building at 6060 Broadway in Denver.

Since their inception three years ago, Sportsman’s Advisory Groups have worked with the DOW on wildlife management topics such as license fees and the Colorado Habitat Stamp Program.

Topics discussed at this meeting will include an update on shooting ranges on the Front Range, OHV legislation, and other issues of interest to sportsmen.

There are four regional Sportsmen’s Advisory Groups. “The Colorado Division of Wildlife is involved in many facets of outdoor recreation which affect a wide range of the public on the Front Range,” said Kathi Green, acting regional manager for the northeast. “This meeting offers a great opportunity for us to update our constituents on wildlife issues that we are working on, as well as hear concerns from those who attend.”

Questions about the meeting can be directed to Jennifer Churchill at 303-291-7234.
 
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is the state agency responsible for managing wildlife and its habitat, as well as providing wildlife related recreation. The Division is funded through hunting and fishing license fees, federal grants and Colorado Lottery proceeds through Great Outdoors Colorado.
 
 
 

For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.

This program is one that seems to work pretty well. Be there if you ca!


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