Trapping permit drawings coming up

October 09, 2012 at 01:42 PM

From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources:

A public drawing will be held at 11 a.m.Oct. 20 for the allocation of trapping permits for the Stephen A. Forbes State Park. 

Registration begins 10:30 a.m. at the site maintenance building, located approximately four miles southeast of Kinmundy in Marion County. 

One permit for each trapping zone will be allocated through the drawing. 

Two names are allowed per permit, and only those names listed are allowed to trap. 

All persons entering the drawing must have a current or previous year trapping license in their possession. 

Persons whose names are drawn must be in attendance. 

For additional information contact the Stephen A. Forbes State Park, 6924 Omega Road, Kinmundy, IL 62854 at (618) 547-3381.

A second public drawing will be conducted 11 a.m.Oct. 27 for the allocation of trapping permits for the Coffeen Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area. 

Registration begins 10 a.m. at the site office, located approximately two miles southwest of Coffee in Montgomery County. 

One permit for each of eight trapping zones will be allocated through the drawing. 

Two names are allowed per permit, and only those names listed are allowed to trap. 

All persons entering the drawing must have a current or previous year trapping license in their possession. 

Persons whose names are drawn must be in attendance. 

For more information contact the Coffeen Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, 15084 N. 4th Ave., P.O.Box 517, Coffeen, IL 62017 at (217) 537-3351 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)