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					               Pheasants Forever Essay Contest
“How Understanding the Outdoors makes us better
              Conservationists”

Pheasants Forever Portland Metro Chapter 858 is sponsoring an essay contest for
students between the ages of 10 and 16 for a one week adventure at the Hunter
Safety and Outdoor Survival Camp in conjunction with Youth Outdoor Adventures at
Wild Winds Ranch. Four students will be awarded the week adventure.
Students are asked to write an essay of up to 1,500 words on their belief as to why,
“Understanding the Outdoors makes us better Conservationists.”
This topic is directly related to the goal of Pheasants Forever, “Pheasants Forever
is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife
through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land
management policies and programs.”
Wild Winds Ranch Youth Camp provides in-field training on learning safe gun
handling and shooting, participation in live pheasants hunts with guides and dogs,
game care and cleaning, flyfishing with classes on casting, learning proper
techniques for catch and release, knot tying and other outdoor skills. Additional
information on Wild Winds Ranch Youth Camp can be found at:
www.OregonYOA.com.
Entrants can download the entry form at the Portland Metro Chapter Website
www.portlandmetropf.org, complete the information and have the entry form
signed by a parent or guardian. For more information or to send completed forms
and essays, call or send to:
Bill Jackson
Vice President, Portland Metro Chapter
Pheasants Forever
450 NW 101st Avenue
Portland, OR 97229
503.758.2309
                       Deadline for Entry is April 15, 2010
All awards will be presented at the Portland Metro Chapter Pheasants Forever
Banquet on May 8, 2010.

          Good Luck to all our Student Essay Contest Entrants!
              Pheasants Forever Essay Contest
“How Understanding the Outdoors makes us better
               Conservationists”
                             ENTRY FORM
                       Please Print or Type Legibly
                        Submit by April 15, 2010
Student Name:     __________________________________________
Student Address: __________________________________________
City, State, Zip: __________________________________________
Telephone:        __________________________________________
Email Address:    __________________________________________
Title of Essay:   __________________________________________
Parent/Guardian Name:_____________________________________


Parent/Guardian Signature:   _________________________________
Date:             ________________
                                   Essay Form
Essays can be either typed or legibly hand-written and then attached to the entry form.

         “How Understanding the Outdoors makes us better
                       Conservationists”

				
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