Northern Virginia Chapter 16 Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation

Conservation, Outreach, Hunting – Sharing a passion for outdoor sports with the next generation.

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2017 Habitat Seed Program

Quail  & Upland Wildlife Federation Northern Virginia Chapter 16 Officers are again offering  habitat seed to its members and others.  If you are interested please submit your wish-list. YOUR “Wish List” IS NEEDED.  Your “wish list” numbers HELP US to determine how many bags of each type of seed that we will need to order. DEADLINE- Please submit your 2017 Habitat Seed Order before March 31, 2017. COST.  $10 – $15 per bag depending on our cost for shipping and…

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VQUWF Receives NRA Foundation Grant

  NEWS RELEASE – March 10, 2016  Dumfries, Virginia — The NRA Foundation has awarded the Northern Virginia Chapter 16 of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation a grant totaling $3,338.72 to fund purchase of Shooting Supplies, Sights for Guns, Daisy Pneumatic Match Air Rifles, First Aid Kits and Gun Cleaning Supplies.  “We are very excited about our Shooting Sports Outreach Program for Adults and Youth” said Jerry Saggers, Secretary of NV 16 “and pleased that the NRA is making an…

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SEASON’S GREETINGS

Another year has passed and hopefully you have had a wonderful and prosperous year. FC16 has accomplished many things: we had our annual spring and fall habitat seed sales; Adult and Youth Shooting Event; Sponsored a Habitat Workshop; and, truly got into Outreach programs with our adult and youth activities. Our crowning outreach achievement was the 2014 grant we received from the I-95 Express Lanes and in 2015 how we carried it out by sponsoring and managing a group of…

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Service Project

Northern Virginia Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (NVQUWF)  on July 18-19, 2015 sponsored a Chesapeake Foundation trip for 27 Boy Scouts, leaders and others to participate in a Chesapeake Bay Foundation trip to Smith Island.  The trip was enjoyed by all and was a real learning experience. This opportunity was made possible through a grant to QUWF from the Trans Urban I-95 Corridor Foundation. During our the visit to Smith Island youth and adults experienced hands-on involvement with storm water improvement projects such…

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2015 Shooting Event Recap

Our 2015 Shooting Event was a great success. All participants had a great time and the weather was perfect. Special thanks to the Fredericksburg Rod & Gun Club for once again hosting this event. Check out the photos from the event:

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Smith Island Field Experience

We are currently seeking scouts to participate in our Smith Island Field Experience. This is a great opportunity to practice conservation techniques in a unique remote environment. Learn the skills you need to help foster conservation in your own community. This opportunity is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. POSSIBLE FIELD EXPERIENCE TOPICS: History & Folklore Underwater Grasses Crabbing, Fishing & Oystering Salt Marsh Exploration Weather Watch Field Journals & Naturalist News PARTICIPATION INSTRUCTIONS  Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation I-95…

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Quail Habitat Workshop

 JOIN US FOR OUR QUAIL HABITAT WORKSHOP! FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015  

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Father / Daughter / Son / Family Shoot

  Join us for our Family Fun Shoot. Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Fredericksburg Rod & Gun Club.                     FILL OUT THE EMAIL FORM BELOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GREAT EVENT!  

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Northern Virginia QUWF Awarded 2014 NRA Youth Outreach Grant

“The future of our entire sport, the lands we hunt and the management of both rests with our youth. Engaging them is the key to unlock the future of conservation” states Craig Alderman, Executive Director of QUWF, the only Veteran Founded, true multi-specie national conservation organization in the U.S. “Our QUWF Northern Virginia Chapter aggressively addresses youth outreach, getting our youth involved in the shooting sports at every opportunity and reaching out to those sources that are willing to help…

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Northern Virginia QUWF Receives 95 Express Lane Grant

“We are pleased to announce that our Northern Virginia QUWF Chapter has received an Environmental Management Grant as part of the 95 Express Lanes Grant Program” states Craig Alderman, Executive Director of QUWF. The grant will be used around the Chesapeake Bay area in Virginia to help with sediment and erosion control/storm water management. “This is a great example of our QUWF chapters using the flexibility and initiative of our founding principles to reach out and cover multiple upland specie…

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