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DCCL 2014 Winter Newsletter
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Our farm is closed for the year. Quail and pheasants are all sold out.
Membership meeting start September 23th, Hope to see you all there.
All membership meetings begin at 7pm and are held at the VFW Hall, on the corner of E. Lakeside St. and John Nolen Dr. Our speakers on the 23rd of Sept will be Kyle Dilley, Conservation Warden, who will discuss all the new rules for deer hunting, and Melinda Nelson, DNR Biologist, who will discuss the new Deer Management Assistance Plan. Slide show included.
Gary Howards is in charge of the highway cleanup. He has scheduled for cleanup to be on Saturday, September 27. Volunteers are needed to help clean our section of highway 18-151. I believe that refreshments might be provided for those who help. The cleanup will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until the last bit of highway is finished. Please contact Gary at 608-835-7938 or you can e-mail him firstname.lastname@example.org. Lets have a good turnout. 2004 DCCL Scholarship Spotlight
Barbara Heindl, received the award in 2004 as a West High (Madison) graduate. She initially attended UW-Stevens Point and then transferred to the UW-Madison where she graduated in 2009 with degrees in Wildlife Ecology (Ag School) and the Biological aspects of Conservation (L&S). She initially spent 6-months with the US Forest Service doing bird and vegetation surveys in New Mexico. She had previously done work for the USGS in Alaska and the International Crane Foundation.
For the past 3 years, she has been in Hawaii (tough job, but someone has to do it) with the Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project. See: http://kauaiforestbirds.org/ She is their head field tech and does her research in the Alakai Swamp just short of the summit of the extinct volcano. She is one of a handful of individuals who are expert on the Puaioho (Small Kauai Thrush), one of the most endangered birds on the planet.
This is a feature that the UW Ag school just did in their quarterly magazine, Grow. See: http://grow.cals.wisc.edu/environment/catch-up-with-barbara-heindl
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