Individuals interested in attending an upcoming wild game processing workshop or spring turkey camp sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department should sign up quickly as classes are limited.Participants can register by contacting education coordinator Brian Schaffer at 701-328-6312, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild Game Processing Workshop
Audience: Anyone 15 years of age and older
Date: Saturday, March 11
Location: Game and Fish District Shop – 3001 E. Main, Bismarck
Time: 1 – 5 p.m.
Cost of Workshop: $25
Learn how to take harvested game from the field to the table. Participants will take home several packages of fresh sausage.
Spring Turkey Camp
Audience: Female hunter education graduates ages 12-15 who have never had a turkey license
Co-sponsor: National Wild Turkey Federation Central Dakota Strutters and Badlands Toms chapters
Date: Saturday/Sunday, May 6-7, must have parent/guardian present
Participants and guardians will spend time afield with an experienced turkey hunter. Each participant must apply for a guaranteed youth license in Unit 98 during the spring turkey lottery. The deadline to apply in the lottery is Feb. 8.
In addition to the mentored turkey hunt, participants will experience breakout sessions on wild turkey biology, turkey hunting safety and hunting techniques, firearm handling/shooting instruction, and how to build a turkey call.