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2019 MSGS SPRING FLING – BRINGING IT HOME TO NORTHWEST MN – SHARPTAIL HAVEN

April 6 @ 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

MSGS Members & All Interested Prairie Grouse & Habitat Enthusiasts,You Are Invited!

6:30 am Optional Field Trip – Meet at Eagles parking lot, Karlstad (406 N Main St., north end of town, east side of Hwy.59)
– Savanna & Brushland Mgt. Sites, Twin Lakes WMA Viewing Mound & Carlson Prairie Seed Farm

9:00 Registration & Flocking for Rolls, Coffee & Visiting

9:30 Welcome & Field Trip Report – Dave Pauly, MSGS President

9:35 Moquah Barrens, WI Sharp-tailed Grouse Translocation – Brian Heeringa, USFS, by Jodie Provost, MN DNR

9:55 Habitat Management Opportunities for Private Landowners – Jillian Fejszes, Pheasants Forever

10:20 Outdoor Heritage & Conservation Partner Legacy Grant Project Updates – Dave Pauly, MSGS

10:30 Break

10:45 Private Land Protection Options – Tyler Janke, MN DNR

11:15 Roving Fire Crew Improving Habitat for Sharp-tailed Grouse – Jason Ekstein, MN DNR

11:40 Wildlife/Habitat Manager Reports

12:00 Lunch & Fundraising – Your MSGS Board in the Kitchen & at the Grill

1:00 Managing for Sharp-tailed Grouse & Elk in NW MN – Jon Eerkes, TNC

1:30 Sharptails Plus of Canada – Ambroise Percheron, Sharptails Plus

1:55 Project Upland Update & Video—Matt Breuer, North Country Guide Service

2:25 Break

2:40 MSGS Membership Business Meeting— Dues Structure, Bylaw Changes, Elections, etc.

3:30 pm Fundraising/Raffle Drawings, Travel Home Safely to Roost

Please help your Team Firebird by bringing prairie grouse & outdoor enthusiast items for fundraising.

Raffle Tickets will be available, including one with your Spring Fling registration,

for this easy handling, beautiful,

Legacy Sports International – POINTER 1000 Field 20 gauge Over/Under Shotgun with 5 chokes.

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Jodie Provost
Email:
jodie.provost@state.mn.us

Venue

Lake Bronson State Park Visitor Center
County Rd 28
Lake Bronson, MN 56734 United States
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