TO DO

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– Tuesdays, 5 p.m.: trap and skeet practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Thursdays, must arrive before10 a.m.: one round only sporting clays practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Mondays, 6 – 8 p.m.: open trap practice, Pine Grove Sportsmen’s Club, Egypt Hollow Road

– third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.: Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club monthly meeting

– July 24, 25: Medix Run Rendezvous, benefit Pheasants Forever Youth Outdoor Program in Elk County

– July 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m.: Tracks and Scat, Chapman State Park, look for animal clues and paint a track, meet at Amphitheater

– July 25, 9 p.m.: ‘Green Fire’, full-length documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold, Chapman State Park, Park Amphitheater

– July 26: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– July 26, 8 a.m.: volunteers welcome to join Allegheny Trail Crew for work on Tanbark Trail, bring gloves, food and drink, meet at Hearts Content Campground Amphitheater, watch for ATC signs, for info contact Keith Klos at 814-484-7420 or cloudy9@verizon.net

– July 26, 8 a.m. – noon: Youth Field Day, Chapman State Park, register at Pennsylvania Game Commission web site, www.pgc.state.pa.us

– July 26, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Nature Scavenger Hunt, Chapman State Park, meet at Amphitheater

– July 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hunter-Trapper Education Class, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– July 27, 1- 3 p.m.: Fire Tower Historical Tour, Cook Forest State Park, bring binoculars

– July 27, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– August 2, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Forest County Youth Field Day, Marienville, register at Pennsylvania Game Commission web site, www.pgc.state.pa.us

– August 3: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– August 7 & 8, 8 & 8:30 a.m.: Old Growth Forest Ecosystem Teacher Workshop, Cook Forest State Park, $125, must pre-register by contacting Math/Science Collaborative 814-393-1612 or mathsci@mail.clarion.edu

– August 9, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Hunter-Trapper Education Class, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– August 10, 1- 3 p.m.: Fire Tower Historical Tour, Cook Forest State Park, bring binoculars

– August 14, 9 a.m.: Hellbender Hunt, Cook Forest State Park, meet at Park Office, prepare to get wet, bring river walking stick and river footwear

– August 16, 17: Elk Expo, Elk County

– August 16, 2 p.m.: Ruffed Grouse Society Fun Lunch, Mountain Inn, 14091 Wilcox Road, Marienville, order Early Bird Bonus Ticket Package by August, for information contact Mary Hosmer by phoning 814-512-2101, individual membership and lunch $50, with spouse $60, junior membership, age 17 and younger, with lunch free, sponsorship packages available

– August 23: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– August 23 & 24: 8th Annual Rendezvous, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road, for info contact Bonnie Curry, (814) 688-4021 or garlandridgerunners@verizon.net