Monthly Archives: April 2011

Rain-out Date for Forestry Workshop

Due to rain, the Forestry Workshop has been rescheduled for May 21. Here is the information previously posted about the event, as well as an updated flyer: – The West Central Illinois Branch of QDMA is hosting a FREE educational Forestry Workshop. Guest speakers include Eric Anderson (Private Consulting Forester) and Steve Felt (DNR District...

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3D Archery Shoot is Just Around the Corner

The Branch will be holding its second annual 3D Archery shoot in rural Aledo, IL, at Pope Creek Archery in about two week (May 7th). Registration will begin at 12:30pm with an event start time of 1:00pm, which will give all of you turkey hunters a chance to get back from your morning hunt and...

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CRP Burn at the Burns’ Farm

Branch volunteers, assisted Chase (Branch President) and Jackie (Branch Secretary) Burns, with a prescribed burn, on their Mercer County farm, recently.  A week prior to the burn, Committee member, Kyle Flowers, prepared the fire breaks, by discing a 25′ wide swath around the perimeter of the field.  This summer, the break will be treated with...

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Resident Firearm Deer Permit Application Upcoming Deadline

Don’t forget that the deadline for Resident Firearm Deer Permit Applications is on April 29th. Folks can apply online, via the IDNR website portal. Pictured above is QDMA member (and WCI Branch volunteer), Kelly Fredrickson, with a (2008) opening day firearm harvest, taken in Warren County, IL. Kelly, and good friend (landowner) Bryant Melton, had...

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