Volunteers needed to prep blinds at Monroe Lake, Oct. 7

Bloomington- Volunteers are needed to help clean, repair, and cut brush to camouflage hunting blinds in Monroe Lake’s Stillwater-Northfork Wildlife Area in preparation for the upcoming waterfowl hunting season during a workday on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 9 a.m.

Advance registration is greatly appreciated at bit.ly/camouduckblinds-2023 by noon Oct. 6, but last-minute volunteers are also welcome to come without registering.

Volunteers will meet at the Northfork check station, which is located east of Bloomington off State Road 46, 1/3 mile south of the intersection of Kent and McGowan roads. For directions, call 812-837-9546.

Lunch will be provided for participants. Volunteers should dress for the weather and bring work gloves, hand tools useful for cutting brush, and a water bottle. Youth younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers can leave anytime.

Questions should be directed to Emmett Holsapple, Monroe Lake wildlife biologist, at 812-837-9546.

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