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2018 VANWTF Super Fund Meeting
 

The NWTF Virginia Super Fund committee held its’ annual meeting on Saturday, March 3rd to budget the funds raised by our NWTF chapters throughout Virginia.

Here is a list of funds allocated to Outreach programs and miscellaneous expenditures. 

JAKES (Youth)                                    $11000

WITO (Women)                                    $2500

Wheelin’ Sportsmen                             $4500

Turkey Hunters Care                            $2000

Scholarship                                         $14000

 

Spring Seed Subsidy                           $3000

Fall Seed Subsidy                               $1000

Youth Essay Contest                           $1000

DGIF Turkey Study                            $1750

Gobbler Tracks Newsletter                   $800

Crimeline contribution                        $1000

Biologist Support                                $5000

 

Habitat projects approved:

$2,500 - Little Switzerland Strutters – Highland WMA – Seed, lime and fertilize existing habitat. $2500 match from DGIF.

$2,500 – Virginia Wheelin’ Sportsmen – Scottsville Lake – Create barrier-free trails to accessible dock provided by DGIF. This will be an ongoing project with partnerships with DCR, DGIF, NWTF and others. $1500 also contributed by VAWS Chapter.

$2,750 – Augusta Co. Chapter – Wallace Tract - Contractual disking to propagate NWSG seed growth.  USFS contributes $9000.

$3,000 – Virginia Highlands Chapter – Matthews State Forest - Herbicide, lime, fertilizer and seed application to existing openings.  VaDOF is contributing $4200.

$3,250 – Augusta Co. Chapter – Little North Mountain - Create 2 acres of new wildlife clearing on the Craigsville Reservoir Road. DGIF will contribute $1440, and Augusta Co. Chapter $250.

$5,000 – Alleghany Highlands Chapter – Daylighting, control of invasive plants, reseeding, fertilizing and liming of old wildlife openings in Thorny Branch, Pond Flats, McAllister Fields in Jerry’s Run, NFS Property in Alleghany Co. Partners include Covington-Alleghany Co. I.W.L.A $1000, and the Virginia Deer Hunters Asso. $3600.

$12,515 – High Mountain Longbeards – Big Survey WMA - Timber, excavate, lime, fertilize and seed 8 acres of wildlife openings/brood habitat.

$2,400 – Little Switzerland Strutters – Highland WMA

$10,000 – Southwest Virginia Local Chapter – South Gap Elk project - To create and enhance usable and accessible wildlife habitat utilizing restored/reclaimed mine land. DGIF contributing $25,000 and Noah Horn Well Drilling will contribute $18,000. 

$3,000 – High Bridge Chapter – Prince Edward State Forest – Enhance turkey brood habitat through conversion of fescue field to a mix of bugging habitat and clover. DGIF contributing $3,000, and VaDOF $3,000. 

$3,500 – High Bridge Chapter – Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest – Continue enhancement of turkey brood habitat through conversion of fescue field to a mix of bugging habitat and clover. DGIF contributing $4,500, and VaDOF $4,500.

$4,000 – High Bridge Chapter – Cumberland State Forest - Continue enhancement of turkey brood habitat through conversion of fescue field to a mix of bugging habitat and clover. Landowner Workshops are also planned for these areas. DGIF contributing $4,500, and VaDOF $4,500.

$5,400 – Lee-Davis Longbeards – Sandy Point WMA – Create new habitat for turkeys, food plots with chufa.

 

These are just a few of the approved projects for 2018. Thanks to each of our NWTF Chapters and members for making funding of these projects possible.


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