MAHASKA COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER

 

Welcome to the Mahaska County Pheasants Forever Website!

We have redesigned our website to give you better information and easier access to what we do as a chapter! We are always looking for volunteers to help us in our efforts to conserve wildlife habitat right here in Mahaska County! If you want to be part of a nationally acclaimed Pheasants Forever Chapter, JOIN US! We would love to have you!

 

We meet the 2nd Sunday of every month at 6:00 P.M.

at the Mahaska County Road Shop (2074 Old Highway 163).

 

Join Pheasants Forever Today!

Click here to start investing in local habitat!

 

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April 11, 2015 - Penn Central Mall Center Court

Social Hour - 5:30 | Dinner & Drawings - starting at 6:30

 

Banquet Will Include:

Live Auction

Silent Auction

Gun Raffle

and MORE

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Become a Banquet Sponsor!

Check out our sponsor packages and contact Jeff VanDerBeek to donate!

 

 

Click on the following links to learn how to get your seat before they run out!

 

 

2015 Hat Raffle Information

 

2015 Early Bird Registration

 

 

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Soon, a Mahaska County Pheasants Forever committee member will contact you to enlist your assistance again with our April 11th Annual Fundraising Banquet. Through your past support, we have been able to carry out many worthwhile projects. In the 26 years just past, Mahaska County Pheasants Forever has invested $817,531.00 for conservation, including the local projects below:

 

 624 food plot projects for 5018 acres, at a cost of $31,548.00

 494 nesting cover projects for 5417.1 acres, at a cost of $247,611.00

 108 controlled burn projects for 3369.5 acres

 10 wetland projects on 474 acres

 376 woody cover projects for 719 acres and 144,518 trees, at a cost of $29,679.00

 10 land acquisition projects for 1189 acres, at a cost of $92,689.00

 Helped sponsor an annual outdoor classroom for all Mahaska County fifth graders which had over 400 people attend

 Sponsored the High School Shooting Team

 Sponsored an area Youth Hunter Education Challenge Team

 Mahaska County Pheasants Forever has reached over 8118 youth in its youth programs

 Helped sponsor the annual Youth Outdoor Field Day, attended by over 225 kids

 Invested $243,878.00 into youth education and public awareness

 Purchased over $87,613.00 of habitat equipment

 Contributed $2,000.00 to the Legislative Action Fund

 Mahaska and Poweshiek County Pheasants Forever have partnered together and hired a Farm Bill Biologist

 Contributed 10% of our banquet profits, to the Iowa PF Land Trust for land acquisition

 Sponsored 5 Oskaloosa Shooting Team Members and 5 North Mahaska Shooting Team Members to the Shooting Clinic at the Iowa Pheasants Forever State Convention.

 

Our Plans For the Upcoming Year

 

 Fight to protect CRP in the Farm Bill

 Continue our commitment to Conservation Education in Mahaska County

 Sponsor local girls to attend Outdoor Journey Camp

 Sponsor local boys to attend DNR Outdoor Skills Camp

 Cost-sharing cover on CRP, WRP & wetland restoration projects

 Expanded private lands programs such as food plots, nesting cover, and mid- contract management

 Add more to local land acquisitions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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