Mobility Impaired Hunting Applications Due Aug. 15

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Army Corps of Engineers will take applications through Aug. 15 for the 2012/2013 special deer and duck hunts that provide accessibility to mobility impaired hunters. The hunters will be selected via a random drawing in September.

Eligible applicants must be non-ambulatory individuals with a permanent physical condition that severely impairs their mobility from either paralysis or amputation of one or both of the lower extremities, which requires assistance from a wheelchair, braces, crutches or other similar aids of mobility.

A list of hunt locations, dates, allowable methods of harvest, and points of contact are provided in this notice. To obtain an application packet or get more information on a particular hunt, please contact the appropriate hunt coordinator.

2012-13 Mobility Impaired Hunting Schedule
Greeson Oct. 8-9 Blackpowder Marty Reynolds 870-285-2151 ext. 5003
Ouachita Nov. 10-11 Blackpowder Joe Bailey 501-767-2108 ext. 4002
Mt. Home Oct. 22-24 Blackpowder Jeremy Jennings 870-425-2700 ext. 145
Nimrod Nov. 6-7 Blackpowder Kent White 479-272-4324
DeQueen Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Blackpowder Victor Kuykendall 870-584-4161
Greers Ferry Nov. 6-8 Blackpowder Jason Presley 501-362-2416
Clarksville Nov. 2-3 Blackpowder Robert Ahlert 501-340-1740
AR Post Nov. 28-30 Blackpowder Daren Olson 870-534-0451
Cooks Lake Dec. 7-9 Modern Gun John Stark 870-282-8247
DeGray Duck Jan. 12-13 Shotgun Jeff Lockwood 870-246-5501 ext. 4012

These special hunts on federal property are provided through a partnership with the Corps, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and the Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission.

Information courtesy Army Corps of Engineers