Education:
  
Ellensburg High School and Morgan Middle School WDFW "Salmon in the Classrom" projects.  Students raise salmon from eggs to fry while learning about life cycles, habitat and more, before releasing them into suitable habitat.. 
  
Hunter Education classes, teaching safety and sportsmanship
   $1,500 Scholarship to a local high school senior seeking a degree in Fish or Wildlife Reasearch or Management
   Big Game Management Rountable
Internship
   "Eyes In The Woods" Crime Observation Reporting Training (
C.O.R.T.)
   Informative links and facts available on our website
   Distribute informative WDFW fishing pamphlets and regulations to anglers at Fio Rito Lake during "Free Fishing Weekend"
   Youth Angler Education Classes
   Tread Lightly! brochures with methods to reduce your impact on the environment and save it for future generations' recreation

Conservation:
    Partner with KEEN to plant and care for Ponderosa Pines at Helen McCabe State Park
    RMEF
Habitat Partner helping bring 65,000+ acres in of private land into public ownership in Kittitas County
   Annual wildlife winter feeding programs
   Big Game Management Roundtable efforts to resolve human-elk conflicts
   Canal Rescue Project installing escape ramps for wildlife trapped in concrete
irrigation canals
   Planted willows in the
Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area to restore habitat for fish, birds, big game, and other wildlife
   Restore riparian areas damaged by cattle
   Release pheasants and chukars to support local bird populations
   Donated $1,500 to help 
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation protect over 700 acres of land adjacent to LT Murray Wildlife Area
   Leased 22 acres, and cultivated 5 with feed, to provide habitat and winter feed for pheasants

  And More

Recreation:
   Promote angling with free instruction, bait and loaner gear during WDFW's Free Fishing Weekend (at Fio Rito Lakes)
   Support
4H On Target Shooting and Archery Club
   Find our
geocache
   Litter clean up to improve recreation sites
   Donated $2,000 to help WDFW purchase Fio Rito Lakes for public
fishing
   Annual Durr Road/LT Murray litter clean up
   Protect hunting and fishing
heritage through membership in "Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation" organization
   Joined Worley Bugger Fly Shop in cleaning up Big Horn
access area in Yakima River Canyon and worked to reopen the site to the public after extensive littering prompted the owner to close it
   "
Go Play Outside" programs ecouraging youth to learn about and enjoy the outdoors
   Worked to ensure WDFW acquired Mattoon Lake for public Fishing
   Represent sportsmen and women at State Fish & Wildlife
Commission meetings and provide input regarding hunting and fishing regulations, and land and game management
    Publish the
Users' Recreational Map of the Yakima River to help anglers and rafters plan their outings


For more information call Club President Bill Essman, 968-4532, or E-mail
admin@kittitasfieldandstream.org.

Please join today and support our many programs!  Mail your $25 2008 membership and receive your membership card and monthly newsletter. 





Meetings: 7:30pm, 2nd Monday of the month, Naneum Room at the Fairgrounds, 512 N Poplar St, Ellensburg.  Public welcome!

                                                  
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