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Sunday April 27, 2014
Contact  NYSDEC Sportsman Education
(631) 444-0255

The program is sponsored by DEC's Sportsman Education Program, NYS Conservation Officers Association and the Peconic River Sportman's Club.

A 2-day hands-on program for the purpose of introducing 12-16 year olds to the basic principles of conservation, sportsman education and general outdoorsmanship. Classes will take place on April 26 & 27.

Open to all interested boys and girls ages 12-16, who have not yet taken their Hunter Education course. Preperation homework will be required prior to the 1st day of the program.

The program is free of cost.

Application deadline April 1. Each class is limited to 30 participants selected by the Youth Conservation Program committee and based on a 75-word application.

Contact  Bureau of Wildlife

The Youth Wild Turkey Hunt is an excellent opportunity for junior hunters (ages 12-15) to spend time afield with experienced adult hunters gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to become safe and responsible members of the hunting community. We look forward to the great stories and pictures we receive from young hunters and their adult companions and wish everyone a safe and enjoyable hunt.

12:00 PM
Contact  Melissa Cohen
(718) 482-4022

Join NYSDEC staff for some fishing at the Prospect Park Audubon Center in celebration of Earth Day.

The focus will be on low-impact fishing to fish & wildlife.

This is a Free Fishing Event and is open to the public. A fishing license is not required for the duration of the event.

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