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2013 MN Waterfowl Symposium - February 2nd

By MWA, 01/10/13, 1:15PM CST


16th Annual Symposium - Designed for YOU!

Minnesota Waterfowl Symposium

Mall of America - Ramada, Bloomington, MN - DRAFT


8:30 a.m. - Coffee 

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks:

Tom Melius, Regional Director, USFWS
Paul Telander, Chief Wildlife Section, MN DNR

9:30 a.m. What Does the Outdoor Heritage Fund Mean to Your Future? 
Matt Holland, Pheasants Forever

Q & A

10:00 a.m. Pelican Lake Case Study Update:
Fred Bengston, MN DNR

Q & A

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.
Northwest MN Sandhill Crane Breeding Survey, Jeff Lawrence, MN DNR
Satelite Telemetry Tracking Eastern Population Sandhill Cranes - David Fronczak, USFWS

Q & A

11:30 a.m. History of Evans Decoys - Dr. John Southworth, MN Decoy Collector's Association

Q & A 

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. LUNCH on your own. Visit the MN Decoy Show!

1:30 p.m. Wood Duck Biology & Ecology: Charlotte Roy, MN DNR

2:00 p.m. Wood Duck Harvest Management: Pam Garrettson, USFWS

2:30 p.m. Reflections on 40 years of Wood Duck Box management: Dr. Roger Strand

3:00 p.m. TBD - Steve Cordts, MN DNR

3:30 p.m. Symposium Close Out: Q & A with Tom Landwehr, Commissioner, MN DNR

4:00 - 5:00p.m. - Visit demonstration booths, and talk with presentors. 


We hope to see you there!!