Hunters can learn about field dressing practices, meat handling and conservation
University teams up with Department of Wildlife to offer hands-on workshop
Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:00 PM
RENO - University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources are collaborating with the Nevada Department of Wildlife to provide a hands-on workshop for Nevada hunters on field dressing techniques, safe handling and transportation of meat, and conservation. This class will be offered in Reno, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on July 31, Aug. 21 and Aug. 28.
The first part of the course will be classroom discussions led by Nevada Department of Wildlife staff, and the second portion of the course will be hands-on experience at the Wolf Pack Meats facility. Participants will be provided with sheep or goat carcasses to break down.
Cost for the workshop is $110 and includes all materials and lunch. All sessions will be held at 8311 Cleanwater Way and will be limited to 15 participants. To register for July 31, go to http://hunters7-31-2014.eventbrite.com; for Aug. 21, go to http://hunter8-21-2014.eventbrite.com; and for Aug. 28, go to http://hunter8-28-2014.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Jennifer Kintz, firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-945-3444, ext. 12.
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Founded in 1874 as Nevada's land-grant university, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks in the top tier of best national universities. With nearly 19,000 students, the University is driven to contribute a culture of student success, world-improving research and outreach that enhances communities and business. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University has the system's largest research program and is home to the state's medical school. With outreach and education programs in all Nevada counties and home to one of the largest study-abroad consortiums, the University extends across the state and around the world. For more information, visit www.unr.edu.