NJSFSC Annual Award Program

Four Awards given by the Federation

  1. The Keith Griffiths Memorial Award is presented to a Federatio member who best exemplifies the dedication and service to the Federation at either the county or state level.  The award winner must be a Federation member.
  2. The Frank Valgenti Award is given to a person who promotes hunting, fishing and trapping in the state of New Jersey.  This person does not have to be a Federation member and can be anyone in the public sector or legislative office.
  3. The George P. Howard Conservation Award is given to an individual who has shown by example ways in which he or she has helped conserve the natural resources of New Jersey by promoting the wise use of these resources.
  4. The Jeannette A. Vreeland Award is given to a deserving woman, who has achieved significant results towards conservation, wildlife management or the enhancement of hunting, fishing and trapping in the State of New Jersey.

Nominations will be taken until March 25, 2014.  They can be sent to Frank Virgilio or by calling (856) 881-8347.

Download a nomination form by clicking here!

Awards will be presented at the 78th Annual NJSFSC Convention Banquet, June 7, 2014 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort, Atlantic City.  Get details at www.NJWildlifeConference.org

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Outdoor Event Calendar

Check out the Federation Outdoor Event Calendar by CLICKING HERE!

Send an email with information and/or a flyer to webmaster@njsfsc.org to get your event listed.

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Help us to design a conference

The 2nd Annual New Jersey Wildlife & Conservation Conference will be taking place June 6-8, 2014 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort, Atlantic City, NJ.

We will be welcoming Charles Alsheimer as a special presenter.  He will offer workshops in Nature Photography and Whitetail Biology/Behavior.

We want to hear from YOU on other content that you will find current, local and of great interest.  Please take a few minutes and complete this online survey.  (if the link does not work, copy and paste this URL in your browser:  https://phibetagib.wufoo.com/forms/preconference-survey

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NOTE: Yesterday, in an act to defy responsible committee oversight and conventional wildlife management methods, a state senator used his position as committee chairman to circumvent the expertise of the Senate Environment and Energy Committee and have an animal rights bill heard in his own committee (Senate Economic Committee) to ensure the bill was passed. Animal rights groups Humane Society United States and NJ Sierra Club are behind the bill. The bill would unilaterally remove deer baiting as a wildlife management tool, potentially throughout New Jersey.

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The membership director is off in the woods for a few weeks and will return 11/30/13.  All emails and telephone calls will be answered at that time.

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