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

August 1, 6 – 7 p.m.: Marvelous Mammals, Chapman State Park, learn about mammals and short hike, Amphitheater

– August 1, 9 – 10:30 p.m.: Owl Prowl, Chapman State Park, bring flashlight or head lamp, meet at Amphitheater

– August 2, 10 – 11:30 a.m.: Just Hanging Around, Chapman State Park, meet at Beach Concession Stand

– August 2, 1 – 3 p.m.: Bat Box Building, Chapman State Park, $10 donation, must pre-register by phoning 723-0250 by August 1

– 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

– August: Start Pendleton League Trap Shoots on Wednesday Nights, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 6: Hunter-Trapper Education Class, Sugar Grove AmVets, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– September 7: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– September 20, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– September 25: Reverse Drawing (tentative), Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Pennsylvania Game Commission Successful Furtaking Class, Kalbfus Rod and Gun Club, register and get class information at Game Commission web site, pgc.state.pa.us