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Sixth Annual Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt Kicks off Today in Montgomery
March 19, 2007
More than 100 business leaders from major corporations are scheduled to attend the Sixth Annual Alabama Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt
The invitation-only event will be held at approximately 80 different hunting properties within a 75-mile radius of
Each guest hunter is teamed with a landowner host and guide for a full day of hunting on Tuesday and a half-day of hunting on Wednesday. The Grand Champion trophy goes to the hunter harvesting the largest gobbler. In addition, the landowner hosting the Grand Champion will also receive a trophy.
A Recruitment Tool for the State
The hunt is used by state officials as an industry recruiting tool. “The Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt allows us to showcase
Hundreds of business executives throughout
“Eighty percent of industrial development comes from expansion of existing businesses in
Described as the premier event of its kind nationwide, the Alabama Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt pumps more than $1 million into the local economy during the three days.
“The One-Shot Turkey Hunt also showcases
Hunt Raises Money for Foundation
The Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt also raises funds to benefit the Alabama Conservation and Natural Resources Foundation. The Foundation funds many worthy projects such as the Lynn Boykin Wildlife Scholarship for wildlife science majors at
The Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt also funds other Conservation and Natural Resources Foundation projects including: “Step Outside,” a mentor-based program that introduces newcomers to hunting, fishing and wildlife watching; and “Hunters Helping the Hungry,” which provides processed venison to food banks across the state.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of