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Space Remains for Free Deer Seminars This Fall

  • 31 August 2016
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RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2016) —  Space remains in seven deer hunting seminars, as well as two deer processing seminars, being offered by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and conservation partners across the state this fall.

All seminars are free. Pre-registration is required and participants must register online.

Deer Hunting Seminars

The Commission and Quality Deer Management Association will hold the deer hunting seminars from 6 to 8:30 p.m., which are designed for new and experienced hunters. Topics will include deer biology, hunting methods and equipment, as well as field care of deer, processing and easy-to-follow recipes.

A question-and-answer session, along with a brief overview of hunter R3 (recruitment, retention and re-activation) initiatives, will conclude each seminar.

Dates and locations are:

  • Sept. 6
    Bass Pro Shops, Cabarrus County
    8181 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord, N.C. 28027
    GPS coordinates: 35.367147, -80.718964

 

  • Sept. 12
    Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center, Buncombe County
    455 Research Drive, Mills River, N.C. 28759
    GPS coordinates: 35.424879, -82.560748
  • Sept. 13
    N.C. State University Engineering Building II (EBII), Wake County
    Classroom 1025
    3114 Engineering Building II
    890 Oval Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27606
    GPS coordinates: (35.772173, -78.674353)

 

  • Sept. 19
    Forsyth County Extension Center, Forsyth County
    1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27105
    GPS coordinates: (36.128816, -80.225864)

 

  • Sept. 20
    Cumberland County Extension Center, Cumberland County
    301 E. Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28306
    GPS coordinates: 35.012639, -78.893928

 

  • Sept. 21
    N.C. Bowhunters Club House, Guilford County
    6053 Rock Quarry Rd., McLeansville, N.C. 27301
    GPS coordinates: (36.117645, -79.621775)

 

  • Sept. 29
    Brunswick County Extension Center, Brunswick County
    25 Referendum Dr., Bolivia, N.C. 28422
    GPS coordinates: (34.056713, -78.165797)

 

Deer Processing Seminars

The Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation will hold the “Practical Deer Processing, From Field to Freezer” seminars from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Seminars will feature video demonstrations and tips from the experts on how to process a deer from field to freezer. Topics include field dressing, taxidermy, skinning, safe meat handling and basic home processing.

Dates and locations are:

  • Sept. 27
    Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education
    1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27606
    GPS coordinates: 35.774523, -78.678146
  • Oct. 4
    John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center
    7489 Raeford Road
    Fayetteville, N.C. 28304

GPS coordinates: 35.031325, -79.038839

For more information on the seminars, contact Walter “Deet” James at 919-707-0059 or walter.james@ncwildlife.org. Visit www.ncwildlife.org/hunting and click on the “What to Hunt” link for information about deer and deer hunting in North Carolina. 

Media Contact:

Walter “Deet” James

919-707-0059

walter.james@ncwildlife.org

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