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Heritage Classic Indoor 3-D Archery Shoot, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Seitz Arena, 120 S. 30th Ave. W. Features a 30-40 target indoor 3-D shoot with max distance of 40 feet for all ages. Cost: $15 for first round, $10 for each additional. A youth only event will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, featuring Ray Howell, “Kicking Bear” of Kicking Bear Adventure Camp. Event includes 3-D archery, aerial archery, deer stand safety, tomahawk throwing and games. Lunch included. Free. Call (218) 464-1711, ext. 105 to register. Go to or

Local deer herd status update at annual spring fish and game hearing, 7 p.m. Monday, at these locations. Go to or to if you cannot attend.

* Ashland County Courthouse court room, 201 W. Main St. W.

* Drummond Civic Center, 52540 Front Ave.

* Solon Spring High School, 8993 E. Baldwin Ave.

* Spooner High School Auditorium, 801 County Highway A

Voyageurs National Park Ranger-led interactive programs, for ages 5 and older, 6:30-7:30 p.m., International Falls Public Library. Go to

* Tuesday: Animals Adapt with Park Ranger Justin Olson

* April 22: Celebration National Park Week with the Caterpillar Crawl with Park Ranger Lisa Maass

Western Lake Superior Trolling Association, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mr. D’s, 5622 Grand Ave. Swap meet at 6 p.m., election night and Captain Chet Kwiatkowski gives a top water fishing presentation.

Lake Superior Chapter Minnesota Deer Hunters Association fourth annual banquet, 5 p.m. Thursday, AAD Shrine Temple, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway. Tickets are $55, which includes a one year MDHA membership; life members and current member tickets are $30. Call Wayne at (218) 389-6246.

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road, offers these events. Call (218) 721-3731, email or go to

* Minnesota Forest Health Update: What’s in Your Woods and What’s Coming webinar, April 22

* Inuit kayak paddle making workshop, April 23 and April 26

* Bent shaft paddle making workshop, May 2 and May 5

* Boulder Birding Big Day, May 10

* Minnesota Phenology: Monitoring Seasonal Changes webinar, May 28

28th annual David Salsman Memorial Chapter Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet, 5:30 p.m. social, 7:30 p.m. dinner April 24, Coates Plaza, 502 Chestnut St., Virginia. Cost: $60 for individual, $85 for membership and spouse, $35 for junior membership. Call Deanna at (2180 410-0930 or send to c/o Tritec of Minnesota, Inc., PO Box 948, Virginia, MN 55792.

Pheasants Forever of St. Louis/Carlton County annual fundraising banquet, 5 p.m. April 25, Spirit Mountain Lodge in Duluth. Tickets: $65 includes membership, $35 for spouse and $30 for youth. Deadline: April 23. Call Matt at (218) 349-6126.

UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Programs offers Minnesota Firearms Safety Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. Must complete online portion first at Cost: $7.50. Call (218) 726-7128 or email or go to

River Talks, science talks about the estuary, 7 p.m. April 29, Clyde Iron Works Restaurant, 2920 W. Michigan St. Go to

34th annual Duluth/Superior Chapter Conservation & Sportsmen’s Banquet, 5:30 p.m. May 1, Elks Club, 1503 Belknap St., Superior. Cost: $60 for single, $75 for member and spouse and $35 for junior by April 21 or $85 for single, $100 for member and spouse and $35 for junior. Call Greg at (715) 392-0688 or email

Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, 102 E. Crex Ave., Granstburg, offers Explore Bowhunting workshop, ages 11-17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7. Registration required by May 23. Free. Call (715) 463-2739 or go to

If you have a meeting notice or other item to submit to Outdoors Notes, you can email it to us at or fax it (218) 720-4120, attention Outdoors Notes. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday before the Sunday of publication. If you have any questions, call Kris at (218) 723-5322.