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  WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CAMP
 
By: Texas FFA
April 15, 2014

 
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The Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society invites high school students to the best week of their summer!  The 21st annual Wildlife Conservation Camp will be held July 20-26, 2014 at the Welder Wildlife Foundation near Sinton, Texas. 

During camp students will enjoy the experience interacting with wildlife and natural resource professionals and college students from across the state. This hands on camp allows students to study a variety of conservation related fields including wildlife and plant identification, habitat and species diversity, hunting as a management tool, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and census techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, wildlife management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills and much more. 

This year's Camp is pleased to be 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. The registration deadline is May 1, 2014.

Visit www.wildlifecamptx.org for information about the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society and the Wildlife Conservation Camp. For additional information please contact Meg Streich, 2014 Camp Director, at (361) 364-2643 or director@wildlifecamptx.org.

 
















 
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