2022 ADC Wrap Up!
Greetings ADC Sisters! Brenna Nuckols here wishing you a ridiculously Happy New Year, and welcome to the year 2023. Here at ADC headquarters, we are certain this will be our best year yet, and we cannot wait to see what adventures unfold for us in this year. However, we still want to pay homage to all the amazing accomplishments we’ve had in 2022 and brief you all on our upcoming events and news! Let’s begin with our Budget Snapshot…
$87,431.30- Total Balance
($68,225) – Land Savings Fund
$9,760- Michigan Chapter funds
$2,340.00- Florida Chapter funds
$500- North Carolina Chapter funds
$41.00- Louisiana Chapter funds
$44.77- Indiana Chapter funds
$44.14- Ohio Chapter funds
$145.00- Virginia Chapter funds
$8.50-Kentucky Chapter funds
$185.00- West Virginia Chapter funds
$51.00- Texas Chapter funds
$6,086 National Operations Funds
2022- Land savings funds from membership dues———>
2022 Events and Conservation Projects———>
Hosted Missouri Snagging Fishing Trip.
Welcomed Teri Quinn and Jennifer Dums to Wisconsin Leadership.
Celebrated Earth Day by hosting events throughout our chapters.
Donated wood duck boxes to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and Georgia.
Welcomed Lindsey Hewitt to Minnesota leadership.
Hosted 5th Annual Sporting Clays fundraiser in Lithia, FL.
Teamed up with Farmhouse Freshies to raise funds for our West Virginia Chapter.
Hosted 3rd Annual OBX fishing trip.
Welcomed Stacey Whittum to ADC Board of Advisors.
Hosted 3rd Annual Noodling trip on Rend Lake.
Missouri built bird boxes and bonded over bees and archery.
Added DSG and Prois to our wonderful list of sponsors.
Florida built chick shelters to be placed along the coast.
Welcomed Holly Williams to Ohio leadership.
Welcomed Kathrene to Arkansas leadership.
Welcomed Alyssa Combs and Erine Richie to North Carolina Leadership.
Welcomed Abigail to Georgia State Leadership.
Hosted 5th Annual Dove Hunt in Alturas, FL.
Welcomed Cassie Knauss as ADC’s marketing director.
Hosted turkey hunting online webinar series, 2 parts.
Hosted 2nd annual Snow Goose hunt in Arkansas.
Hosted Webinar with Sabrina Hayes on her knowledge of mosquitos and ticks.
Initiated our Facebook member spotlight series.
WV and MI hosted annual trash pick-ups and highway clean-ups.
MI participated in Walk for Trees event hosted by MI DNR.
Hosted 3rd annual Reelfoot lake Duck Hunt with Ron and Kelly Capps
Hosted 5th Annual Missouri Turkey and Deer hunts with Dan and Jan Jennings at the Lodge at Circle J.
ADC Jr Members in Michigan tended to their ADC Jr Garden.
Indiana hosted 2nd Pheasant Hunt with Sugar Creek Sporting Clays.
Hosted 4th Annual Osceola turkey hunt and raffle in Plant City, FL.
Put on Spring Flower Power Fundraiser and Winter wreath fundraisers.
Indiana hosted a new fishing workshop to create glow in the dark lures.
Hosted 4th annual scalloping trip in Keaton Beach, FL.
5 ADC members met in Cody, WY to backpack on horseback, fly fish and camp.
Put on 2 hat and 1 new tee shirt fundraisers.
Hosted Wisconsin bow fishing trip.
Hosted multiple meet and greets though out our chapters.
Upcoming events for February-April….
February 3 @ 8:00 am – February 5 @ 5:00 pm
ADC Members will be attending the following event put on by Florida Trappers Association. https://floridatrapper.org/events This is a great introduction for youth and beginners. This training will cover the basics of trapping; box traps, snares, reading animal tracks, baiting and the release of non-target catches. Training will then move on to skinning and cleaning. FL: Trapper Assoc Women & Youth Trapper Training – ADC (adconserve.org)
February 10 @ 8:00 am – February 12 @ 5:00 pm
ADC Members gather in MN as one Sister graciously offered to host an ice fishing/spearing weekend. All equipment provided and all levels of experience welcome! Boarding and food also included. MN: Ice Spearing & Fishing Weekend – ADC (adconserve.org)
February 11 @ 5:00 pm
Facebook LIVE – American Daughters of Conservation Page FL
Bats play a key role in Florida’s wild habitats as pollinators and seed spreaders. ADC’s Florida Chapter is raising funds to build and install Bat Houses around the state. Our goal is to raise at least $400 which would cover the cost of building 10 Bat Houses. To purchase tickets visit the link here: FL: Fundraiser – Turkey Season Bundle Raffle – Benefitting Bat House Build Project – ADC (adconserve.org)
February 18 @ 6:30 am
Lake St. Clair, MI
American Daughters of Conservation Michigan Chapter teamed up with Women of the Woods & Water + Michigan Women’s Hunting Club to host the 1st Annual Ladies on the Lake Event during Michigan’s FREE FISHING Weekend. $20 registration fee – open to the first 30 women to register. Visit link for more information: MI: 1st Annual Ladies on the Lake – ADC (adconserve.org)
February 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join ADC Founder, Brenna Nuckols for our Turkey Hunting 101 Webinar. Brenna is passionate about turkeys and has chased every sub-species in the continental US while working on her grand slam. Join her as she shares her knowledge with ADC Members interested in Turkey Hunting. Topics Covered: Basic Hunting Set Ups Sub Species & Gender identification. Visit link for more info: Webinar: Turkey Hunting 101 w/ADC Founder Brenna Nuckols – ADC (adconserve.org)
March 1 @ 8:00 am – March 4 @ 5:00 pm
Open to 17 ADC Members: It’s time for another great hunt in Arkansas with my buddy Nick Shafer of River to River Outfitters. We will be hunting March 1-3rd and leaving the 4th. AR: Annual Snow Goose Hunt – ADC (adconserve.org)
March 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Florida Chapter members will meet to construct bat boxes for installment around the state of Florida. Participants in the build day will have the option to pre-order a bat box kit to take home for their personal use. Location of this event is still TBD. Once location is determined tickets for event will be listed. FL: Bat Box Build Day – ADC (adconserve.org)
April 14 @ 8:00 am – April 16 @ 5:00 pm
Louisiana Chapter is excited to be hosting ladies Friday, April 14-Sunday, April 16, 2023! We are going to reserve half the spots for Louisiana residents and open the rest to ladies from other chapters. Spots go to the first 17 who respond and send their NON-REFUNDABLE deposit. 3 days & 2 nights lodging is included. LA: PJF Farm & Lodge Trip – ADC (adconserve.org)
April 21 @ 8:00 am – April 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Lodge at Circle J Martinville, MO
ADC Members will travel to Missouri April 21 – 23 for our annual Spring Turkey Hunt at The Lodge at Circle J. Visit link for more information: MO: 2023 Annual Turkey Hunt – ADC (adconserve.org)
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