Youth Outdoor Expo coming Aug. 24 to Duluth Retriever Club

A Youth Fall Outdoor Expo will be held at the Duluth Retriever Club from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 24. The annual event is sponsored by the Duluth Retriever Club, the Izaak Walton League and several other local businesses and organizations.

The event is free, and lunch is provided. The expo is open to kids 5 and older, limited to the first 125 who apply. Register by Monday, Aug. 19. Mentors are required for all participants. To register, call Hartley Nature Center at (218) 724-6735.

The event is designed to teach youths about outdoors and hunting. Topics and hands-on demonstrations will include trap shooting, laser shooting, archery, upland dog demos, water dog demos, waterfowl hunting demos, trapping demonstrations, wetlands ecology, deer stand safety and GPS use.

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