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For Release: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

DEC to Host St. Lawrence County Youth Waterfowl and Pheasant Hunt

Free Program for Youth Ages 12 - 15

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that St. Lawrence County Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) are partnering with the Massena Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation to offer youth ages 12 to 15 an opportunity to hunt waterfowl and pheasant this fall.

This free program for youth is a three-day event that meets at the Massena Rod and Gun Club on Friday, September 14, for an educational opportunity followed by two dates for hunting.

What: St. Lawrence County Youth Waterfowl & Pheasant Hunt
Where: Massena Rod and Gun Club, 155 Patterson Road, Massena, NY 13662
Education: Friday, September 14, 5:00 p.m.
Youth Waterfowl Hunt: Saturday, September 22
Pheasant Hunt: Saturday, September 29

Interested youth hunters must possess a New York State small game license. The event is free to participants, and equipment will be provided if necessary.

The event is hosted by the Massena Rod and Gun Club and sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the New York Conservation Officers Association (NYCOA). For more information and to sign-up for the event, please contact Lt. Troy Basford at (315) 265-2757.

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