This past weekend Douglas County was proud to host Oregon Shooting Sports' first regional training. Last May a group of dedicated 4-H volunteers and 4-H staff from across the state attended a weeklong training session to become proficient in various areas of shooting sports (archery, shotgun, riffle, pistol, muzzle loading and hunting) to create an Oregon State Shooting Sports Team. Having a trained team and dividing the state into regions allows more than the previous once-yearly training. This affords 4-H volunteers more opportunities to attend and become certified shooting sports leaders.Larry Sutton, a devoted OSU Master Gardener and 4-H volunteer, …
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