MDC to hold beginning archery class in Joplin

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JOPLIN, Mo. – An increasing number of people are becoming interested in archery. Some people are taking up archery for hunting purposes while others enjoy recreational target shooting.

Individuals can learn more about the fundamentals of archery at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) clinic "Introduction to Archery" on April 18 at the Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center in Joplin. This free program, which will be from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., is for individuals of all ages. Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center is located at 201 Riviera Drive in Joplin.

Topics covered at this seminar include nomenclature, hand set, bow set, pre-draw, stance and more. Participants may bring their own bows or use archery equipment provided by MDC staff.

Call MDC's Joplin Office, 417-629-3423, to register or to get more information.