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Press Release

Dothan Eastgate Park Archery Range Grand Opening Friday December 4

November 25, 2009

The Dothan Eastgate Park Archery Range will hold its grand opening on Friday December 4, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. The range was developed through a partnership between the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resource (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF), the City of Dothan, the Archery Trade Association, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Students from RehobethHigh School’s Vo-Ag program contributed to the project by building the target frames.
 
The archery range is open to the public. All participants, ages 16 to 64 must have a Hunting or Wildlife Heritage license. The range is open daylight hours except for Wednesday, when it is closed to the public. All shooters must sign in and out at the Eastgate Lodge. No broadhead points are allowed and users of the elevated platform must wear a full body harness. The park is located in Eastgate Park, 2049 Sanitary Dairy Road, Dothan, Ala., 36305.
 
For more information call Dothan Leisure Services at (334)615-3700 or (334)615-3730.
 
Park Features include:
  • Eight youth targets from 5-20 yards
  • 11 adult range targets from 15-80 yards
  • Elevated platform to simulate bow hunting situations, targets from 10-40 yards   
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions:  Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.  To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com .
 
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