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2010 classes have been compiled and confirmed.  Registration is officially open!  Spread the word to all about our 7th annual Women In The Outdoors event which is being held on June 5th, 2010.  For details or questions please contact Anthony Brooks at Clermont.co.wito@fuse.net or call at 513.309.6698.  Please review and pa


WTF Jakes Hunt

This inaugural Jakes hunt was sponsored by J.McCoy Lumber and Participating NWTF Chapters, Adams C0- Adams Co Longbeards,

Brown Co – Ohio River Longbeards, Clermont Co – River Valley Longbeards  and Clinton Co – Clinton Co Territory.

This hunt was limited to 4 kids per county to enjoy  hunting on the first day of the Youth season on April 17th.

 

We had 10 girls and boys participate in the event with four of them having the opportunity to harvest a turkey.  

 

All the birds harvested where their first!

 

Congrats to all the kids, and a special thanks to all of the volunteers and guides!

 

 

(see more youth hunt pictures)


NWTF Wildlife Habitat area

 

River Valley Longbeards and Ohio State chapter team up again with local Utility Company Duke Energy in the NWTF Energy for Wildlife program. NWTF, Duke Energy and local Counties collaborated to provide wildlife habitat areas throughout Cincinnati Ohio. In order to provide safe and reliable electric to customers Duke Energy must maintain vegetation management around electrical facilities.  The heart of an electrical system is the Transmission power lines that stretch coast to coast.  Transmission lines are required to be clear of all trees within the easement of the lines.  Duke Energy came to the NWTF for help with providing low growing vegetation which could help in keeping the trees and trouble vegetation under control as well as aid in the view of the affected areas. The Ohio State NWTF approved funding to provide the use of state NWTF biologist to come up with a seed mixture which would achieve this goal.  With the advice of the state NWTF biologist the Ohio State chapter then purchased and provided the seed to Duke Energy to plant in the affected areas.  The River Valley longbeards designed, and got required permits and approvals for providing and installing signs to help promote these areas.

 

The NWTF local and state chapters are very pleased to be a part of such a great program to provide these wildlife areas.  These areas will help promote wildlife & vegetation for all to view and enjoy for many years to come.  Special Thanks to Duke Energy and its concern and willingness to provide these Wild life areas.

Shawnee Lookout park, Hamilton Co. Ohio

 


Silent Auction

This Month was the is thE National Wild Turkey Federation nostalgic still life series printt, Titled "Glory Days" by Melissa Ball 
 
Glory Days embraces the feeling of patriotism and turkey hunting in days gone by. This print features a vintage NWTF hat, and old Lynch ‘fool-proof’ box call and a Remington 870 Wingmaster.

Congrats to last months winner - for $125.00
 

 


River Valley Longbeards Vendor Show

 

Our Vendor show was April 11th, Located in Milford at 1313 St Rt 131.  The vendor show was SOLD OUT! This was not only a fund raiser for our Women in the Outdoor event but a chance to get much needed Door and Auction items.  Below is a list of the confirmed vendors...Thanks to all the vendors for there support! 

Scentsy Candle, Bead Crafts, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Longaberger Baskets, Avon, Dawn Spas, Busted @ the seams, Jewels by park Lane, Thirty One Gifts, Uniquely Yours, Juice Plust, Booty Parlor, Tastefully Simple, Usborne Books, Silpada Designs, Miche Girls, At Home America, Arbonne, Sweets from Scratch and Tupperware.

 


As always check out the web site www.rivervalleylongbeards.com for updates and upcoming events!  If you have anything you would like to add to the newsletter or web site please contact the web administrator at Clermont.co.wito@fuse.net