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Illinois Pheasat Hunting News

Wayne City, Ill. Tom Blasdel of Wayne City, Ill., was honored by the National Wild Turkey Federation as the Wild Turkey Woodlands National Award winner for practicing quality land management, as well as his community and NWTF chapter involvement.

The NWTF is a national nonprofit conservation organization that was founded in 1973 and has worked with wildlife agencies to restore wild turkey populations from 1.3 million wild turkeys in 1973 to nearly 7 million today. Now, NWTF volunteers raise funds and work daily to improve critical wildlife habitat, increase access to public hunting land and introduce new people to the outdoors and hunting.

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Illinois Controlled Pheasant Hunting Reservation Information

Controlled pheasant hunting opportunities will be available at 18 Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) sites this fall, and the 2008-09 season dates and permit reservation information are now available online.

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