Special Hunter Education Camp – New Mexico

If there is one thing you can do to more readily comprehend hunters and hunting it is to complete a hunter education course. I volunteer and teach others not to create more hunters, but to create an awareness of conservation, wildlife, hunting, safety, laws, and more importantly ethics. After that, if one wants to take to the field to pursue wild animals, I support that! Listed below is a wonderful camp for youth. Have you attended a class or camp yet? — What about your kids?

Special hunter education camp offered at Camp Thunderbird near Mimbres

nmdgf-logo-color_originalMIMBRES – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is offering a special hunter education camp where youths can receive hands-on training and earn their hunter education certification.

The camp is open to youths ages 11 and over who are accompanied by an adult. It will be conducted the weekend of May 18-20, at the beautiful Camp Thunderbird in the Gila National Forest. Lodging and meals are free and all equipment is provided. Registration for this camp opportunity opens April 16. Participants must complete and return the registration form available at www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/hunter-education/ by 12 p.m., April 30, to be eligible. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Participants will learn safe and responsible firearms handling, ethical hunting behaviors, conservation, wildlife identification and basic survival skills. Participants will test their marksmanship skills with .22 rifles and archery on a range under the supervision of certified hunter education instructors and department staff.

To qualify for the camp, participants must have a Customer Identification Number account with the department and complete the required homework before attending. To hunt legally in New Mexico, youths under 18 years of age must first successfully complete a hunter education course or be registered in the department’s Mentored-Youth Hunting Program.

For more information please contact the Hunter Education Office at 505-222-4731 or go online to www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/hunter-education/.


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Lea Leggitt Named Colorado State Representative for New Generation Outdoors

Women's Outdoor NewsROLLA, Mo. – Nov. 6, 2014 – Women’s Outdoor News is proud to announce that Lea Leggitt, aka Little Gal, has been named as a New Generation Outdoors (NGO) state representative for Colorado. The media group’s mission is “to encourage and inspire our new generations to get involved in the education, preservation and conservative of our heritage.”

“Our state representatives are the leaders of their respective states and their main duty is to promote the mission and reach out to as many as they can, within their state, to bring them closer to the outdoors and all the great things Mother Nature has to offer. Our representatives are the nucleus of NGO. They teach respect, responsibility, patience, and many more key elements to the new and current generations of outdoor men, women and children,” said Russ Perdieu, founder of NGO.

 

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