1. In person burn seminar, September 24 http://orwma.org/event/texas-am-agrilife-extension-fire-seminar-at-weimar-civic-center-1754-ih-10/
2. When the deer checker information is finalized I will send out the list of contact information. I will also include Scorer information.
3. According to Mark Lange we should be getting an email later in the week about printing tags. DO NOT REPRINT TAGS! This is a felony! Ask Mark if you have any issues.
4. Our next board meeting is October 3 at 2:00 pm at the Community Center.
YOUTH HUNT – November 19-21, 2021
1. If you wish to donate a blind (that can sit at least 2 people) please email firstname.lastname@example.org and I will forward to Keith and Vernon.
2. We will have a ranch wide dinner on Saturday, November 20. More details to come.
3. If you wish to help, please email email@example.com and I will include you when the planning meeting is scheduled.
The Colorado County Wildlife Management Association’s (CCWMA) Banquet is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021, at the Columbus Hall (formerly K.C. Hall) in Columbus, Texas. There will be live music from 4:00-6:30 and a full catered barbecue meal at 6:00 p.m. with free soft drinks and free beer while it lasts. Meal tickets will be $12 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. There is no cost to attend.
There will be card raffles for a Yeti cooler and an Argentina Dove Hunt, bucket raffles, a buck scoring contest and of course the drawing for the big raffle. There will also be vendors with merchandise for purchase. The 2020 Scholarship winners and the 2020 Whitetail Contest winners will be recognized.
Bring your WMA harvested buck mounts to be displayed and be eligible to win one of five $50 gift certificates. Make sure they can be hung for viewing. Also, bring your game cam and regular photos for the Photo Contest. This year’s guest speaker will be TJ Muir (Wildlife Damage Management Biologist with Wildlife Services) and he will discuss feral hog control.
The general public is also invited to attend this family friendly event. Proceeds from the event go to help fund future scholarships. To date, CCWMA has handed out over $130,000 in scholarships to local and/or CCWMA affiliated graduating seniors. Hope to see you there!
The annual Ice Cream Social will be held July 17th at 5 pm at the Community Center. Bring your favorite ice cream, toppings, or cookies. Watch your email, facebook, and ORWMA website for details.
Attached is the flyer for the TPWD District 7 2021 Webinar Series. All will be virtual over the lunch hour so hope you can find time to listen in. The webinars begin July 7. Below is the link to register just in case the link on the flyer does not work.
And looking down the road, the Fall Meeting (AKA the doe permit meeting) will be held September 11th at 9 am at the Community Center. Mark Lange will address the changes to the MLD program and how they affect ORWMA.
ANNUAL CRAWFISH/SHRIMP BOIL
DATE: April 17, 2021/Saturday
TIME: Serving 5pm to 7 pm
LOCATION: Community Center
FOOD SERVED: Boil Crawfish/Shrimp, Potatoes, Corn and Desserts
Our charity for this years is Colorado County Food Bank. Donations of non-perishable items like canned goods, dry cereal, pasta, etc.
Money donations are also welcome.
ALL OAKRIDGE LAND OWNERS ARE WELCOME!!
Did you ever want to know about Purple Martins? Why do the call them purple when they are not purple? When and where do they migrate? Where do they breed? What are they know for? What do they do when approaching their nesting site?
If you ever wanted to know about Purple Martins, come join us March 14th at 9 am at the Community Center. We will have a guest speaker to answer all your questions. We will also have coffee and donuts along with ORWMA caps and Tee shirts for sale. Hope to see you there.
The Colorado County Wildlife Management Association will be holding its Annual Spring Banquet on Saturday March 21, 2020. It will be at the Columbus Hall (formerly the K.C. Hall) in Columbus, TX. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. There will be live music from 4:00 – 6:30 with a BBQ meal starting at 6:00 p.m. and a presentation from TJ Muir on Feral Hog Control. There will be a bucket raffle, card raffles, whitetail scoring contest, game cam and photo contest, vendors, display of local trophy whitetail bucks, laser shoot for the kids, door prizes and free refreshments while they last. All Colorado County WMA members are encouraged to attend and the general public is also invited to attend this family friendly event.