Long Point Waterfowl’s Hunting Course

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Hunting Course For Future Wildlife Professionals Now Accepting Applications


Long Point Waterfowl is a non-government organization that is dedicated to wetland and waterfowl research, conservation and education in the Great Lakes region. We developed our Hunting Course for Future Wildlife Professionals to provide college and university students in wildlife programs with the opportunity to increase their awareness of, and participate in, our hunting heritage. The workshop also teaches students that hunting is an important and cost effective wildlife management tool. The Hunting Course for Future Wildlife Professionals includes 6 days of hands-on activities, training and mentorship
in hunting, wildlife conservation and management. Participants stay at Long Point Waterfowl’s Research & Education Centre and receive all the required training to hunt in this cost-effective, one-stop workshop.

Long Point Waterfowl decided to offer this course to provide future wildlife professionals with a cost-effective way to get their hunting licenses as well as the opportunity to learn more about the ecological, economic and social importance of hunting. This course is open to students currently enrolled in wildlife management programs at universities or colleges in Ontario.


Activities include:

Retriever training
Waterfowl decoy placement Calling and taxidermy
Target shooting
Game preparation and cooking

Dates are: 20-25 July
and 17-22 August, 2013 Cost is: $450, which includes housing, food, instructor
fees and training materials

For additional information, please contact

Ted Barney, Biologist
1-888-448-2473 ext. 151


Participants receive lots of great gifts and one year memberships with: Delta Waterfowl
Ducks Unlimited Canada

Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters Quality Deer

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