Space remains in seven deer hunting seminars, as well as two deer processing seminars, being offered by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and conservation partners across the state this fall.
All seminars are free. Pre-registration is required and participants must register online.
Deer Hunting Seminars
The Commission and Quality Deer Management Association will hold the deer hunting seminars from 6 to 8:30 p.m., which are designed for new and experienced hunters. Topics will include deer biology, hunting methods and equipment, as well as field care of deer, processing and easy-to-follow recipes. Pre-registration is required and participants must register online.
A question-and-answer session, along with a brief overview of hunter R3 (recruitment, retention and re-activation) initiatives, will conclude each seminar.
Dates and locations are:
Bass Pro Shops, Cabarrus County
8181 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord, N.C. 28027
GPS coordinates: 35.367147, -80.718964
Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center, Buncombe County
45 Research Drive, Mills River, N.C. 28759
GPS coordinates: 35.424879, -82.560748
N.C. State University Engineering Building II (EBII), Wake County
3114 Engineering Building II
890 Oval Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27606
GPS coordinates: (35.772173, -78.674353)
Forsyth County Extension Center, Forsyth County
1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27105
GPS coordinates: (36.128816, -80.225864)
Cumberland County Extension Center, Cumberland County
301 E. Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28306
GPS coordinates: 35.012639, -78.893928
N.C. Bowhunters Club House, Guilford County
6053 Rock Quarry Rd., McLeansville, N.C. 27301
GPS coordinates: (36.117645, -79.621775)
Brunswick County Extension Center, Brunswick County
25 Referendum Dr., Bolivia, N.C. 28422
GPS coordinates: (34.056713, -78.165797)
Deer Processing Seminars
The Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Federation will hold the “Practical Deer Processing, From Field to Freezer” seminars from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Seminars will feature video demonstrations and tips from the experts on how to process a deer from field to freezer. Topics include field dressing, taxidermy, skinning, safe meat handling and basic home processing.
Dates and locations are:
Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education
1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27606
GPS coordinates: 35.774523, -78.678146
John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center
7489 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, N.C. 28304
GPS coordinates: 35.031325, -79.038839
For more information on the seminars, contact Walter “Deet” James at 919-707-0059 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.ncwildlife.org/hunting and click on the “What to Hunt” link for information about deer and deer hunting in North Carolina.