Want to learn more about deer hunting and how to process the meat? Check out these two free seminars in September.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in conjunction with the Quality Deer Management Association, are offering two free introductory deer seminars in September. Both seminars will take place at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh.
"Deer Hunting 101" takes place on September 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 P.M. Topics covered include deer behavior and habitat, scouting techniques, firearms and archery equipment, North Carolina hunting license and regulations requirements, and treestand safety.
"Deer Processing: From Field to Freezer" will be held on September 24 from 6:30 to 9:30 P.M. This seminar will include advice on field dressing, processing techniques and taxidermy. A sampling of venison will also take place.
Both seminars are free and on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, contact Casey Williams, a Commission wildlife education specialist, at [email protected] or (919) 707-0202.
The Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education is located on the first floor of the Wildlife Commission's headquarters at 1751 Varsity Drive on N.C. State University's Centennial Campus in Raleigh.