2014 ANNUAL MDWFA MARYLAND RETRIEVER GUNDOG CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST ANNOUNCED
This stake is open to all canine breeds and handlers and you do not have to be a member of MDWFA to enter This stake will determine the best gundog in Maryland for 2014.
When: Sunday December 7, 2014 @ 8:30 a.m.
Where: Rover’s Content Farm 12100 Cherry Tree Crossing Rd. Brandywine, MD
Judges: Mike Tome Brunswick, MD and Bruce Yerkes Elkton, MD
Open to all canine breeds. This stake will test dogs with both marked and blind retrieves in simulated hunting situations. Mallard ducks will be used. Dogs will be run in the order of the draw. This stake will be held under the rules established and available HERE
If you have questions please call Tony Hunt 240-681-3540. Entry form is available HERE
Entries must be made in advance and are to be sent with checks made out to MDWFA to: Kathy Scott Stake secretary, PO Box 765 Cheltenham, MD 20623 Entries will close at 5:00 PM Friday, November 29, 2014.
Scratch policy – Requests for refunds for dogs being scratched due to illness, injury or bitches in season must be accompanied by a veterinarian’s certificate before the stake begins. There will be no refunds for no-shows.
fee is $50 per dog limit 3 dogs per handler
Please join us for Chili and Oysters during the Event
Directions to Rovers Content
Take route 301 to Cherry Tree Crossing Road, which is located across Route 301 from the Veterans' Cemetery (approximately 5 miles North of Waldorf). Turn on to Cherry Tree Crossing Road (left turn if coming South on Route 301; right turn if coming North on Route 301). Cross the railroad track and turn right to stay on Cherry Tree Crossing Road. Turn left into the driveway(.03 mi.) at 12100 Cherry Tree Crossing Road (if you cross another railroad track you went too far.)
It is with great sadness that the MDWFA has learned of the passing of Jack "Doc" Scanlon on Wednesday night. Doc was a true gentleman and an avid hunter, fisherman and dog trainer.
Doc was a Lifetime member of the MDWFA and a volunteer to countless other organizations. Doc served as the Dorchester county rep for the MDWFA for many years. We offer our condolences to his wife Kathy and his family.
John W. Scanlon, Jr. MD, 75, of Cambridge passed away on Wednesday evening November 5, 2014 at his home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Zion United Methodist Church in Cambridge with Rev. William Davis officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Dorchester Center for the Arts, 321 High Street, Cambridge, MD 21613 or to the Stripers Forever, P.O. Box 2781, South Portland, ME, 04116-2781.
Maryland Wood Duck Initiative Looking FOr Private Nesting Data.
The Maryland Wood Duck initiative already maintains and gathers information on numerous public wood duck nesting boxes in Maryland. They are seeking private Maryland Wood Duck nesting box data to be compiled along with that public sector data to establish a more accurate picture of the Maryland Wood Duck nesting trends. If you have private boxes and would like to assist in this endeavor or would like more information please contact Cliff Brown at 703-447-5142 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
Click here to explore the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System from NOAA. This system allow you to explore current information from various information buoys located through the Chesapeake Bay. the deliver such information as water temperature, wind speed and direction, mean and current wave height, water salinity among other various statistics to help you plan for a safe informed waterfowl outing on the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Once you click on a buoy of interest a popup window will appear showing general data; click on more information for all the available data sets available.
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