Seminars on careers in conservation, shooting sports available to coaches, students, and clubs
Kansas City, MO -(AmmoLand.com)- Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever is making an investment for conservation leaders of the future through the Conservation Career Fair and Shooting Sports Clinic at the 2016 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic.
Sponsored by the MidwayUSA Foundation, the February 20th event is open for coaches and students to learn about exciting careers in conservation, and to receive expert instruction from some of the nation’s foremost shooting sports experts.
“Our instructors are industry partners from across the country who are dedicated to educating the next generation about not only the shooting sports industry, but conservation as well,” says John Linquist, Forever Shooting Sports national coordinator for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. “In the last three years alone, the Conservation Career Fair and Shooting Sports Clinic has hosted over 2,500 coaches and athletes to cultivate future leaders in the outdoors.”
National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic 2016, presented by Federal Premium Ammunition, will be the nation’s largest tradeshow and convention for upland hunters, landowners, sport dog trainers, and shooting sports participants. Additionally, the event will cater to quail-specific themes with a Quail Summit hosted on February 20, as well as more seminars, vendors, and hunting gear designed with quail hunters in mind.
About the Conservation Career Fair and Shooting Sports Clinic:
- What: A free event for shooting team participants and coaches to learn about future careers in conservation and receive expert instruction from the nation’s foremost shooting sports experts. Topics will include a MidwayUSA Foundation workshop with special guest speakers Larry and Brenda Potterfield, gun fitting for youth, dog training, shooting sports seminars, award winning speakers, and much more!
- When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until noon
- Where: Kansas City Convention Center – Kansas City, Missouri
- Contact: For more information about the Conservation Career Fair and Shooting Sports Clinic, please contact John Linquist at 712-253-0373 / email.
About Pheasants Forever:
Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 140,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent, the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent $577 million on 489,000 habitat projects benefiting 12 million acres nationwide.
For more information, visit: www.PheasantsForever.org.