Mule Deer Association hosts kids’ outdoor workshop
The Rifle/Glenwood Springs Chapter of the Colorado Mule Deer Association is hosting a kids’ outdoor skills workshop and organizational meeting for a new youth chapter. The outdoor workshop is co-sponsored by the Colorado Division of Wildlife and will feature hands-on instructional opportunities for young people to learn about wildlife management, habitat conservation and outdoor recreation and survival. The event is Saturday at Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area (south of Silt) from 9 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. The free event is open to people between the ages of 11 and 16 who are accompanied by a parent. Lunch is being provided by the Mule Deer Association, so preregistration is required.The CMDA is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to maintaining and increasing the population of Colorado mule deer and is made up of sportsmen and conservationists from across Colorado. Currently the organization has four regional chapters: Grand Junction, Montrose, Rifle/Glenwood and Pagosa Springs.For more information or to reserve a spot, call J.T. Romatzke with the Colorado Division of Wildlife at (970) 255-6124.
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