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  SUMMER OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
 
By: Texas FFA
April 01, 2013

 
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The 19th annual Wildlife Conservation Camp is set for July 14-20, 2013, at the Welder Wildlife Foundation near Sinton, Texas. Registration deadline is May 1, 2013. 

During the camp, students will interact with wildlife professionals and students from a variety of wildlife and conservation related fields from around the state. This hands on camp allows students to study wildlife and plant identification, wetland habitats, hunting as a management tool, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and census techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, white-tailed deer management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills and much more.  

This year's Camp is hosted by the Welder Wildlife Foundation. The Welder Refuge is a 7,800-acre privately owned and operated wildlife refuge and research facility with on-site lodging and dining facilities. Located near Sinton, Texas, the Welder Refuge is home to fabulous coastal wetlands and south Texas vegetation which boasts a plethora of plants and wildlife that campers will have the opportunity to view and study while on the Refuge.

The cost of this camp is $300 per student. Please check with your local Farm Bureau for a possible sponsorship. 

Visit www.tctws.org for information about the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society and the Wildlife Conservation Camp 
 
For additional information please contact Mandy Krause, 2013 Camp Director, at mcorso11@aol.com or 956-655-4731.


 
 
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