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Hawkeye Wildlife Shooting Range to Host Archery Event Aug. 31
Posted: 08/19/2014

An archery safety and demonstration day is planned for Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the archery range on the Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area, 2065 Amana Road, near Swisher.

Attendees can learn about how to safely use archery equipment, practice at the 20, 30, 40, 50 or 60 yard targets from the ground or 12 foot shooting platform. They can also have their equipment checked for hazards.

The event is being presented by Fin & Feather and Palo Outdoors.

For more information, contact David Giese, range safety officer, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Shooting Sports Program, at 319-330-5914.