Macon County Conservation District accepting upland game hunting applications

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DECATUR - The Macon County Conservation District is now accepting upland game hunting applications for hunting dates this November and December, as well as January 2016.

Officials say the applications apply to game hunting at Friends Creek Conservation Area's Upland Game Management Area.  Applicants will be placed into a lottery, with hunting dates being assigned through a random drawing.

Hunters who wish to apply must submit an envelope containing a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Upland Game Hunt, Macon County Conservation District, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, Illinois, 62521.  Additionally, the hunter must submit a letter including their name, a photocopy of a valid Illinois hunting license and habitat stamp (or hunter safety certificate number if under 16,) and the three dates you wish to apply for.

We've included a list of dates available in the drawing below:

- November 7, 8, 11, 14, 18, 25, 28
- December 2, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
- January 3

For more information, call Mitch Lovgren at (217) 423-6796.

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