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What: FREE Map and Compass Skills Class.
When: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 - 9 am to 3:30 pm.
Time: We will meet at 9 am at Snappy Sport Senter for approximately 2.5 hrs. to cover basics and head to field.
Where: Snappy's, 1400 Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, Montana. Website: www.snappysportsenter.com phone: 406-257-7525.
Who: Mr. Baxter is a forester, wildlife researcher, and land survey technician, with several decades experience getting in and out of the woods safely! Brian has been teaching outdoor education programs for over 16 years.
Description: Be totally prepared for this hiking season by sharpening your mind and brushing up on your navigational skills with an experienced woods professional! We'll spend about 2.5 hours in the classroom setting learning how to properly read topographical maps, determining accurate distances, reading map scales, and setting precise magnetic declination. The second phase will be a field exercise, where we will apply the skills absorbed in the skull session! Please come prepared with proper boots for weather conditions, water, and lunch.
Recommended Materials: Please bring pencils, 360 degree protractor, calculator, ruler (10ths of inch), topographical maps at a 1:24,000 scale, and an orienteering compass with adjustable declination! Snappy's will have the professionals recommended adjustable declination Silva Ranger Compass on sale, and topographical maps as well. Note: Most students who learn the methods taught in this class, will be able to perform the basic navigation skills necessary for an average hike.
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What: FREE Winter Birding Class sponsored by Snappy Sport Senter and Silver Cloud Associates, LLC.
When: Saturday, March 17th, 2018.
Time: Meet at 9 am, for a one hour classroom session. Then we will continue to the field until about 3:30 pm.
Where: Snappy Sport Senter, 1400 Hwy. 2 east, Kalispell, MT. Website: Snappy's - Snappy Sport Senter Phone: 406-257-7525.
How: Register at Snappy's, online, or call 406-257-7525.
More Info: To find out more about this class, Email Brian at: email@example.com Or Call: 406-291-2154.
Who: Mr. Baxter is a forester and wildlife researcher who has worked on Owl studies, Goshawk projects, and Eagle monitoring in the northwest. Brian has been teaching outdoor educational programs for over 16 years. See the article by Brian Baxter and Don Jones in the Winter 2017 edition of Sandpoint Magazine entitled, "Wings of Winter."
Description: Share with us the special magic of Winter Birding as we quietly meander timbered edges and riparian stringers in search of sign and sightings of birds of prey; waterfowl; woodpeckers; and songbirds! After an hour of classroom instruction, we will head to the field. Please come prepared with proper layers, good pack boots, snowshoes if needed, lunch, water, binoculars, spotting scopes, and field bird guide books. Full gas tanks appreciated, and car pooling as well to limit necessary parking.
Recommended Reading: Sandpoint, Idaho Magazine, Winter 2017; Field Guides such as National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Western edition revised; and Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, fourth edition can be helpful and may be available at Snappy Sport Senter.
Saturday, Feb 17th 2018
Hunting is a rich tradition, often passed down from family members to the next generation. The time may come when it’s your turn to introduce your children to this unique, exciting experience. Start by sharing stories about exploring the outdoors, outsmarting the game or even your first hunt; and please remember that safety should be part of every conversation about hunting and firearm use. The most important part of sharing this experience with your loved ones is ensuring they understand that proper precautions and responsible use of firearms can help make every hunting trip safe, fun and memorable.
Don’t know where to start? Use the following checklist as your guide:
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