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Mahaska County Pheasants Forever
Welcome to the internet home of the Mahaska County Pheasants Forever. A Local Pheasants Forever Chapter in Iowa. Pheasants Forever (PF) is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of pheasant and other wildlife populations in North America.
Welcome To Mahaska County Pheasants Forever
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!
Our chapter meets the second Monday of every month at 6:00PM at the Mahaska County Secondary Roads Shop 2074 Old Hwy 163, Oskaloosa, IA 52577.
We are excited for our annual banquet on April 1, 2023! This is the highlight of our local Mahaska County Pheasants Forever Chapter. Each year we have a lot to feature and showcase for the upcoming banquet. We look forward to seeing you in attendance!
We Need Your Help!
Soon, a Mahaska County Pheasants Forever committee member will contact you to enlist your assistance again with our Annual Fundraising Banquet on April 4, 2020. Through your past support, we have been able to carry out many worthwhile projects. In the 30 years just past, Mahaska County Pheasants Forever has invested $1,079,672.00 for conservation, including the local projects below
788 food plot projects totaling 6,332 acres
509 nesting cover projects totaling 5773 acres
136 controlled burn projects totaling 4,426 acres
10 wetland projects totaling 474 acres
377 woody cover projects totaling 719 acres and 146,118 trees
14 land acquisition projects totaling 4,919 acres
Sponsored the Pella and Pella Christian High School Shooting Team
Mahaska County Pheasants Forever has reached over 15,000 youth in its youth programs
Helped sponsor the annual Youth Outdoor Field Day, attended by over 225 kids
Invested $284,448.00 into youth education and public awareness
Purchased over $87,613.00 of habitat equipment
Contributed $5,000.00 to the Legislative Action Fund
Our Plans For The Upcoming Year
- Fight for full funding of the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund (IWLL)
- 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