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Giving Hunting a Shot featuring Robyn Migliorini

Giving Hunting a Shot – Stevens Point

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Date:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.aldoleopold.org/whyhunt

Venue

UW-Stevens Point Trainer Natural Resources Building
800 Reserve Street
Stevens Point,  WI  54481
United States
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Phone:
(715) 346-4617
Website:
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/Pages/contact.aspx

Explore hunting and its role in conservation, hear from an unlikely self-taught hunter, and meet people and organizations with resources for hunting.

Robyn Migliorini is a 30-year-old self-taught hunter. She explains how a city-dwelling, vegan backpacker became interested in the sport, “Hunting was a logical outgrowth of my philosophical approach toward food and my growing identity as an outdoorswoman. I wanted to eat meat again, but I didn’t want to outsource the job. I wanted not only to know how the steak got to my plate but also to take responsibility for the process. Hunting meant feeding myself, developing a more intimate relationship with the land, and supporting the critical conservation efforts that protect these wild places.” Hear more from Robyn on how hunting aligned with her conservation values as well as her path to learning the sport and entering a new community.

5:00 pm Open House Expo
5:45 pm Presentation by Robyn Migliorini
6:45 pm Social with Refreshments

All attendees will receive a free copy of Why Hunt? A Guide for Those Who Love Nature, Local Food, and Outdoor Recreation due to print this fall. Copies will be mailed to attendees providing a valid postal address. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

This event is sponsored by: The Aldo Leopold Foundation, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, UW-Madison, and UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources.

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