New Middletown Farmers & Sportsmen Club
3341 East Calla Rd., Springfield Township, OH
Habitat Improvement &
Wildlife Management Program
WE HAVE A PLAN AND GOAL.
Hunting season has begun. The habitat improvement program has been suspended until February, 2018. We will provide you with information when the program commences in February.
THANK YOU to all of the members who helped this past year. Your work is very much appreciated.
Our plan was developed and put into motion 3years ago.
This is our 4th year and we need membership involvement if we are to achieve the goal we set out to do. Our goal - to make our land more habitable for all wildlife.
Please become involved in the Stewardship of our land and get involved.
Call Josh Cunningham or see Bob Dunsey if you want to become involved in a great program and help give back to our favorite sport.
Consider joining us and help improve habitat to benefit wildlife.
WE SURE CAN USE YOUR HELP.
Josh Cunningham, Project Coordinator
DUCK NESTING BOXES
New nesting material will has been added to the wood duck boxes for the upcoming breading season. Lets hope our efforts make a difference.
14 boxes installed, 14 were used for a 100% usage rate. Of the 14 duck boxes used, 12 successfully hatched for a 85.7 % hatch rate. The 2016 numbers HAVE INCREASED from 2015 possibly due to better nesting locations. I have 5 boxes to
re-install and will replace the nesting material for the 2017 breeding period. If you are interested in helping I would love the help and company.
Bob Dunsey, Project Coordinator
2018 ODNR Hunter Education Class
A hunter education class will be held
Our next hunter education course will be held in February, 2018. A precise date will be published by the end of the year.
Remember: A hearty breakfast will be served to get the day started , and Lunch will be provided and it's all free.
Also, once completed, the students will be presented with their Hunter Education Certificate, a wallet size Hunter Ed card, AND a fluorescent orange hunting hat.
To enroll, Clink on the below link:
Select an event, click on arrow, choose HUNTER EDUCATION
Select a class activity type, click on arrow, choose CLASSROOM
Click , continue box
Put 44514 in zip code box, click green "GO" box.
Click on "Register: box, next to New Middletown Farmers& Sportsmen club
Follow on line instructions.
Anytime you volunteer for any of the following projects, the hours that you work count toward your annual work hour responsibilities.
Youth Pheasant Hunt
The Club again will sponsor a
Youth Pheasant Program
October 21-22 and October 28 & 29
Young hunters will have the opportunity to hunt with quality field trained hunting dogs and their trainers. This a great way to introduce a young hunter to the outdoors and hunting. If you know any youth 17 yrs. old and under who would like to hunt, bring him/her for a morning of great hunting.
The hunt will begin around 9:00 a.m. after a quick Hunter Safety refresher.
We will have a free breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. compliments of the N.M.F.S.C. membership.
Remember to lock the main gate when leaving the club grounds.
NEW FOR 2017: two new targets have been added to the practice range These 2 target will be for practice
We will begin replacing the styrofoam block targets on the archery walk around course with more stable targets. If you are handy with hammer and saw, we could use your ideas and help.
A The autumn CCW class is scheduled for
October 7, 2017
The class will be held at the clubhouse and begins at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Call for more information and to sign up.
Call: Blueline LTD
330-360-8310 to register
Pete Proch, Instructor
Time is getting short. Do you have enough work hours?
If not, contact Amel Bucholtz or Bob Dunsey