Deadline to apply for mentored youth waterfowl hunts is Aug. 10
The deadline is Monday, Aug. 10, for youth ages 12 to 15 to apply for the chance to hunt waterfowl under the guidance of experienced mentors on Minnesota Youth Waterfowl Day, Saturday, Sept. 12, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The DNR has teamed up with Ducks Unlimited, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club to offer the hunts, which will take place in six areas:
–Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge near Detroit Lakes.
–Southern Twin Cities metro area locations.
–Morris Wetland Management District near Morris.
–Sherburne County private land between Fairmont and Windom.
–Private land in Fergus Falls.
–Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman.
More information and an application form can be found at www.mndnr.gov/discover by clicking on “Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt.”