The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension service is offering a pond management seminar on March 15, 2019. See attached flyer for more details.
The Colorado County Wildlife Management Association’s Spring Banquet is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at the Columbus Hall (formerly K.C. Hall) in Columbus, Texas. We will have a full catered barbecue meal at 6:00 p.m. with free soft drinks and beer while it lasts. Meal tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. There is no cost to attend if you don’t plan to eat.
We will have our big raffle, bucket raffles, scoring contest and card raffle items. We will also have many vendors with nice merchandise to look over and purchase. The 2018 Scholarship winners and the Whitetail Contest winners will be recognized.
Bring your buck mounts and be eligible to win one of five $50 gift certificates. All bucks harvested on C.C.W.M.A. property in 2018 and over the past years are welcomed and will be appreciated and enjoyed by all. Make sure they can be hung for viewing. Also bring your game cam and regular photos for the Photo Contest. We will have Will Newman with Pheasants Forever talk about habitat incentive programs and your options as a landowner to get cost share money to improve wildlife habitat. The general public is also invited to attend this family friendly event.
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Mr. Jack Jetton will be giving a talk on the basics of beekeeping on February 16 at 9:00 am at the Community Center. We hope to see you there!
The ORWMA Board is working on dates for the following seminars, which will be open to the public:
- Fire Ants
- Food Plots
Please let us know if there are any other topics of interest for 2019.
- March 16, 2019 – CCWMA Annual Banquet at the KC Hall
- April 27, 2019 – ORWMA Fish Fry and Auction at the Community Center. More details to come!
- Date to be determined – FM 215 Clean Up
As we come to the end of the General Season we had 22 deer checked in, 6 bucks and 16 does. Three of the bucks were multi-point bucks, 2 of them were 3 1/2 and the latest was a 2 1/2 yo 8 pt.
Does can still be taken with any legal means until 2/28/19.
Attention Oakridge birders: our winter census is scheduled for the weekend of Feb 2-3. If you are new to birding, you can join with one of 3 or 4 groups covering the ranch. Learn birds and meet neighbors. Let Amy Hardy know if you are interested!