October 2012- Outdoor Calendar
1: The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Regular Commission Meeting. Meetings are held monthly at the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Building (auditorium), 1801 N. Lincoln, Oklahoma City, OK at 9:00 a.m.
2: Pushmataha Wildlife Management Area Fire, Wildlife, Timber and Cattle Grazing Annual Field Day Tour. Learn about the Pushmataha WMA, utilizing prescribed fire, timber harvest and cattle grazing to meet your land management objectives, integrated timber livestock and wildlife management, stocking rate and carry capacity for cattle and forest health. It will begin at 1:30 p.m. and run until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Oklahoma State University Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. For more information contact Terry Bidwell (405) 744-9618 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jack Waymire (918) 569-4239 or email@example.com
6: The first annual Oklahoma Delta Waterfowl Banquet will be at the Express Event Center (8512 NW Expressway OKC). We will be having raffles for guns, gear, and lots of other prizes. On the Border will be catering the event. Ticket prices are $40 for a single, $55 for a couple, and corporate tables are $500 which include 8 memberships, 8 meals, 8 bottomless beer cups, and goodies on the table. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Patrick Lambakis at (405) 213-3539 or http://www.deltawaterfowl.org
11: The Tulsa Fly Fishers and Oklahoma Trout Unlimited announce Terry and Roxanne Wilson as guess speakers for the Oct. 11th meeting. Their articles about fly fishing for warm water species have appeared in numerous national magazines in the past twenty-five years. The topic of the event, Cats, Carp, Gar, and More! Have you ever been surprised by catching a channel catfish that gave you the season’s best fight? How about deliberately fly fishing for them? They will also offer the scoop on how, when, and where to do just that. Did you know that the shortnose gar can be stalked in the same manner as bonefish? Come hear and discuss flies, locations, and tactics for “nontraditional game fish." The meeting begins at 6:30 pm they are free, open to the public and held at the Hardesty Public Library located at 8316 E. 93rd St. in Tulsa, OK See www.tulsaflyfishers.org for more details.
13: Oklahoma Fur Bearers Alliance fall meeting at Okemah Fairgrounds.
19: The Roy C Coecher/ Kingfisher County Ducks Unlimited Chapter will host their annual banquet at the Elks Lodge, 1 mile west of Kingfisher. Doors open at 6 p.m. with meal and banquet to follow at 7 p.m. Come help celebrate the 75th anniversary of Ducks Unlimited. For tickets call 405-368-7141.
20: Backwoods will be hosting the REEL ROCK film tour in Oklahoma City at the Rock Town Gym found at 200 SE 4th St. The REEL ROCK film tour brings the best in climbing and adventure films to local audiences while also offering prize giveaways, appearances by top climbers, and fundraising for non-profit organizations. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.backwoods.com or their retail location. More information on the REEL ROCK film tour can be found at http://reelrocktour.com/home/
27: Leopold Education Project Workshop at Discovery Cove Nature Center at Lake Thunderbird State Park. Registration begins at 8:45 and the workshop starts at 9 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. Bring your own lunch and drinks and dessert will be provided. Workshop cost is $40. Preregistration is required and can be done by email to firstname.lastname@example.org subject line LEP workshop. For more information contact Luann Sewell Water at (405) 642-9232.
27: Sooner Retriever Club Training day. For more information contact Bill Blochowiak at Labske@aol.com or (405) 279-1288.