Buckeye Furnace Conservation Club

After 20 plus years of helping friends and family have excellent outdoor experiences, I am asking for help in creating amazing opportunities for more children and our wounded warrior, veterans.  
We lose 22 servicemen, and women each day to suicide.  We lose more to suicide once these men and women return home, than we lose while they are fighing overseas.  This is not acceptable.
Ohio, my home state,  is currently a world leader in Deaths from overdose; the Center for Disease Control states Ohio trailed only Florida and California with 3,310 deaths attributed to overdose in 2015... of which a person is most likely to die from a PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILL overdose than ANY OTHER FORM OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH.   Not a leader in the midwest, but literally rates of Overdose death as high as ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.  We have been given an opportunity, as humans, to make our world a little better place.  
I need help from friends like you, to create a Conservation Club with like minded individuals who understand we need new programs to provide Hope and Direction for our youth and Wounded Warriors, Veterans.  They need someplace they can hear tweety birds, and frogs, instead of freeways and sirens of the City.   Where WE can take a walk and see wildlife instead of alley cats chasing rats.
This Club is over 800 acres of paradise away from the hustle and bustle, nestled at the end of a gravel road, there are over 10 different hiking paths, with over 3 miles of nature to be discovered.  Donations will help with equipment costs and upkeep of the trails, as well as helping create "viewing areas" where wildlife is commonly seen.   
A child of the 80's, 90's, and Just Say No, I have watched as our Overdose Numbers Have Skyrocketed, and current programs are NOT WORKING.  
We NEED new Programs and people to help create conservation minded habits for children and veterans who DESERVE BETTER.
I challenge you, AMERICA, to help me create a better way, reaching out together in hand to hand combat.  One on one coaching to build self-confidence, and skills needed to succeed, overcoming life's daily obstacles.   Just as St. Patrick used the Shamrock to drive all the snakes from Ireland... WE will use the Shamrock to remind us we are lucky to be here and drive away the inner demons that all to often lead us astray.

These are dates I would like to share my experiences with our community...
August 3rd, 4th, and 5th  Deerassic Classic, Cambridge, OH
August 12th   Youth Fishing Derby   BFCC Pond  Wellston, OH
September 15th, 16th, 17th  Squirrel Campfire Tales  BFCC Pond
September 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd  77th Annual Jackson County Apple Festival  Jackson, OH
October 13th, 14th, 15th  Youth Crossbow Hunt  BFCC Pond
October 20th, 21st, 22nd  Fall Turkey Hunt  BFCC Pond
November 10th, 11th, 12th  Wounded Warriors Bowhunt  BFCC Pond
November 18th, 19th  Youth Gun Hunt  BFCC Pond
November 27th, 28th  Deer Gun Opening Day  BFCC
December TBA         Duck Hunt BFCC Pond
December TBA    Coon Hunt  BFCC
January 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th  Deer Muzzleloader  BFCC
February 9th, 10th, 11th  Rabbit Hunt  BFCC
February 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th  NWTF Convention  Nashville, TN
March 4th   Shed Hunt    BFCC
March 16th, 17th, 18th  Ohio Deer and Turkey Expo
April 21st, 22nd  Youth Turkey Season  BFCC
April 23rd, 24th, 25th  Opening Day Turkey Season Wounded Warrior Hunt   BFCC

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I have sold 99% of my production equipment through the years, it would be fantastic to be able to acquire some new, or new to me equipment that would enable me to begin sharing my outdoor shenanigans with the world once again.










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