From the Desk of the President
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Both hunter safety courses and the trapping course are full at this time. Keep checking the DEC website to see if other courses pop up in the area. At this time there are no other courses planned at our club this fall.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, 8/20, FOR 2 COURSES AT THE CLUB, SAT. SEPT 15 AND SAT. SEPT 29. YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE AND HOMEWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE CLASS, INSTRUCTORS WILL CHECK AND WILL TURN YOU AWAY IF IT IS NOT DONE, STATE RULE NOT OURS. EACH COURSE IS LIMITED TO 25 STUDENTS.
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE DEC PAGE FOR HUNTING EDUCATION, YOU CAN REGISTER FOR COURSES HERE AND GET INFO ON BEING AN INSTRUCTOR ETC. https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7860.html
A trapping course will be offered at the club on Sept 22, from 8 - 5, you must register online, and all homework must be completed prior to the class.
https://register-ed.com/events/view/127883 Follow the link for more info.
Memberships for 2018 - 2019 are now available for purchase at IBC, or the Chamber of Commerce. If you are a current member your membership is still good until Sept. 30, and you will be getting a renewal notice in the mail prior to that. If a non member purchases the new membership it becomes effective at the time of purchase and is good until Sept 30, 2019.
New York State adopted land use regulations for almost 100 packages of Adirondack land yesterday, 2/2/18, including the Boreas Pond area. The following link from the Malone Telegram outlines those results: http://www.mymalonetelegram.com/mtg01/adirondack-park-agency-approves-boreas-ponds-franklin-county-land-classification-packages-20180203
We are proud to announce that 2018 marks our 100th year in existence. This is a real milestone for a small club such as ours. Our hats are off to our forefathers who built the foundation we operate on, and for those that kept everything going throughout the years. Some years were pretty lean and it was a struggle to keep going but they persevered and for this we are grateful.
Once again our Club has been honored on their 100th anniversary. This morning the Franklin County Legislature presented us with a Citation, recognizing what the club has stood for since it's inception.
At our annual open house on New Years Day State Assemblyman Billy Jones presented the club with a citation from the NY State Assembly, honoring the club on it's 100th anniversary. The following link will bring up the story from the Malone Telegram's Jan. 13th edition: http://www.mymalonetelegram.com/mtg01/malone-fish-and-game-club-marks-centennial-this-year-20180113