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Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Nov. 6

November 05, 2011 at 07:24 PM

Peoria Journal-Star

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The Journal Star is interested in publishing your upcoming outdoor events or recent tournament results. Please e-mail (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), fax (309-686-3205) or call (309-686-3214) us with outdoor items.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hunter safety classes

Dec. 10 — Wataga fire station, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., (309) 368-0620 or (309) 335-4095.

Jan. 23-24 — VFW in Pekin, 5-10 p.m. each night, (309) 346-9155.

Birding events

Peoria Audubon meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 686-3360. (Marshall B. Plumley, Illinois River Basin Integrator, to speak.

Sierra Club events

Heart of Illinois Sierra Club meets Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., (309) 676-5237.

Walleye events

Illinois Walleye Trail points qualifier Nov. 13 at Rapids City on Mississippi River, (815) 955-7503. Entry $200 for each event/two-person teams and $10 big fish pot, (815) 955-7503.

Spring Valley Walleye Club members only catch-and-release tournament Nov. 26 at Barto Landing. Entry fee $60 per team, $120 after Nov. 20. First place: $750. http://www.spring-valley-walleye.org.
Nature art show

Local nature art show and sale at Forest Park Nature Center, Nov. 19-Dec. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. (309) 686-3360.

Herpetolgy events

Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets Dec. 1 for its Christmas party at 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center.

Holiday shop, stroll

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 17 — Nighttime stroll at Forest Park Nature Center includes music, storytelling, caroling, hot wassail, homemade treats, (309) 686-3360.

Snowmobile safety classes

Dec. 10 — Wataga Fire Station, (309) 368-0620 or (309) 335-4095.
Hunting seasons

Canada goose: North — Through Jan. 7, 2012; Central — today, Nov. 24-Jan. 31, 2012;

Deer: Firearm — Nov. 18-Nov. 20, Dec. 1-Dec. 4; Muzzleloader — Dec. 1-Dec. 4, Dec. 9-Dec. 11; Archery — Through Jan. 15, 2012

Turkey: Archery — Through Jan. 15, 2012;

Dove: Through Nov. 13

Squirrel: Through Nov. 17, Dec. 5-Feb. 15, 2012

Duck: North — Through Dec. 13; Central — Through Dec. 20;

Rabbit: North —  Through Jan. 8, 2012

Pheasant: North — Through Jan. 8, 2012;

Quail: North — Through Jan. 8, 2012

White-fronted goose: North — Through Jan. 7, 2012; Central — Nov. 19-Jan. 31, 2012
Trapping season

Raccoon, Oppossum, skunk, weasel, mink, fox, coyote, badger: North — Through Jan. 20, 2012

Beaver: North — Through March 31, 2012

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