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agent shows deer pelt to onlookers at outdoor presentation
MDC Protection Division District Supervisor Scott Burger talks about wildlife pelts to youths at a past JAKES outdoors event put on by the National Wild Turkey Federation's Spring River Toms Chapter. This year's event will be Sept. 29 at Baugh Flight Park near the Jasper County community of Reeds.

NWTF, MDC to hold youth outdoors event Sept. 29 in Jasper County

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Sep 20, 2018

JOPLIN, Mo. – The National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Spring River Toms Chapter, with assistance from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), will hold its annual JAKES outdoors event Sept. 29 at Baugh Flight Park, which is located at 6079 Incline Road near the Jasper County community of Reeds. This free event will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Activities included at this event will be sessions in archery, shotgun shooting, predator calling and boating safety. The event is open to kids of all ages. For additional information or to pre-register, contact Jasper County Conservation Agent Will Carr at 417-763-5106 or at

JAKES – Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics, and Sportsmanship – is an NWTF program dedicated to informing, educating and involving youth in wildlife conservation and the wise stewardship of natural resources.

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