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Conservation Calendar


Little Crow Archers -- Club open house will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the range, 435 Benson Ave. S.W., in downtown Willmar. Everyone welcome.


Minnesota Dark House Anglers Association -- The West Central Chapter's regular monthly meetings are at the Blue Sky Restaurant in Spicer. This month's meeting is Thursday at 7 p.m. This is a great time to come and visit about the soon to come spearing season. Great speakers are planned. This organization is dedicated to enhancing and maintaining spearing and angling opportunities for anyone that wants to venture out on the ice. Everyone is invited to attend and to become a member. For more information, call 320-354-5227, or visit

Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club -- Indoor range open to public. Lower level of the Willmar City Auditorium, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $2 per half hour. Hanguns: No magnum or "rifle" chamberings. Rifles: Rimfire only. Carbines: In "handgun" chamberings only. Targets are available. Eye and ear protection are requires. For more information, email:

Prairie Woods ELC

The following activities are offered by Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. Register by calling PWELC, 354-5894 or e-mail at Discount available on all classes for members.

Sibley State Park

NEW LONDON -- The Interpretive Center's hours vary. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park and they are available at the park office. For more information, call 320-354-2055.

To get your outdoors activity in the Conservation Calendar, mail a copy of a flier or handout to West Central Tribune, c/o Outdoors, Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201; fax to 320-235-6769; or email and put "Conservation Calendar" in the subject line. Submissions must be received by Wednesday to be published in the following weekend edition. No phone calls, please.