Applications Being Accepted for 2014 Wildlife Conservation Camp

High school students are invited to attend the 21st annual Wildlife Conservation Camp at the Welder Wildlife Refuge July 20-26.

The camp, sponsored by the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Welder Wildlife Foundation near Sinton, will allow campers to experience hands-on activities led by professionals at the 7,800 acre Welder Wildlife Refuge.

Those activities include plant identification, hunting as a management tool, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and survey techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, white-tailed deer management, fishing, hunter safety, shooting skills and more.

The refuge is privately owned, and on-site lodging in air-conditioned bunkhouses will be provided, along with meals served in a screened in rotunda.

Applications to attend are due by May 1. For more information about the camp and how to apply, visit You can also contact Camp Director Meg Streich by calling 361-364-2643 or emailing


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