>> CT Conservation Education/Firearms Safety (CE/FS) Program Seminars
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>> The following FREE seminars are sponsored by the Wildlife Division's CE/FS Program and are taught by certified volunteer CE/FS instructors.
>> Those interested in attending MUST PRE-REGISTER by calling the Division's Sessions Woods office at 860-424-3007 (Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM-4:30 PM).
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>> Venison Processing Seminar: Whether you are an old hand at processing deer or new to it, you will benefit from this training event by Gary Taylor, CE/FS Instructor and professional butcher. Gary will take us through all the steps of safe handling from skinning to packaging and will share cooking secrets and samples. Maximum enrollment for each seminar is 50 participants. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Call 860-424-3007 to register.
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>> Western Connecticut Venison Processing Seminar
>> When: Saturday, Feb 3, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
>> Where: Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area, 341 Milford Street, Burlington, CT, 06013
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>> Eastern Connecticut Venison Processing Seminar
>> When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
>> Where: Franklin Swamp Wildlife Management Area, 391 Route 32, North Franklin, CT, 06254
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>> Wild Turkey Hunting Safety Seminars: Both experienced and first-time turkey hunters stand to benefit from attending one of these seminars. These programs provide "A to Z" hunting information, including safe hunting practices, specialized equipment, calls and decoys, site setup, and other strategies for harvesting turkeys. A Wildlife Division biologist will also present information about wild turkey biology, population trends, and management history in Connecticut. Participants will have an opportunity to pattern their shotguns for turkey hunting following classroom instruction. To do so, participants must bring the shotgun they intend to use during the spring turkey season, ammunition, a shotgun choke appropriate for turkey hunting, and eye and ear protection. Maximum enrollment for each seminar is 50 participants. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Call 860-424-3007 to register.
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>> Western Connecticut Wild Turkey Hunting Seminar
>> When: Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
>> Where: Fairfield County Fish and Game Protective Association, 310 Hammertown Road, Monroe, CT, 06468
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>> Eastern Connecticut Wild Turkey Hunting Seminar
>> When: Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
>> Where: Franklin Swamp Wildlife Management Area, 391 Route 32, North Franklin, CT, 06254