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For Release: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

DEC Announces St. Lawrence County Youth Turkey Hunt Dates

Free Program for Youth Ages 12 to 15

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) in St. Lawrence County are partnering with the Massena Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation to offer youth ages 12 to 15 the opportunity to hunt turkey this spring. The hunt is a two-day event that starts with an educational portion at the Massena Rod and Gun Club at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 18, followed by a hunt day on Saturday, April 25.

St. Lawrence County Youth Turkey Hunt
Massena Rod and Gun Club, 155 Patterson Road, Massena, NY 13662
Educational day: Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Hunting day: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Interested youth hunters must possess a New York State small game license and valid turkey tags. The event is free to participants and equipment will be provided if necessary. The event is hosted by the Rod and Gun Club and sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation and the New York Conservation Officers Association. For more information on the event, contact Lt. Troy Basford at (315) 265-2757 or ECO Ian Helmer at 315-559-8503.

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