During the town hall broadcast, host Bret Amundson will direct questions from the live and viewing audience to experts in the audience with a variety of backgrounds in outdoor sports, conservation and natural resource management.
Panelists include: Sarah Maass, owner of the Fort Ridgely Equestrian Center; Grace Steffl, Fort Ridgely Equestrian Center; Curt Vacek, MN DNR; among others.
The event is open to the public; people are encouraged to bring friends and family to a reception starting at 5 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Building on campus. Attendants will enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash beer and wine bar while viewing the work of area wildlife and nature artists on display in the Edward J and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery.
Producer Cindy Dorn, host Bret Amundson, videographer and editor Dan Balluff and digital media specialist Amanda Anderson will also be available to answer questions about the show.
Viewers are encouraged to participate online by using #PSTownHall or #AskPS on Facebook and Twitter, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-800-726-3178.
Register online at www.pioneer.org/prairie-sportsman.html.
About Prairie Sportsman
Prairie Sportsman celebrates our love of the outdoors – to hunt, fish and enjoy recreation provided by our vast resources of lakes, rivers, trails and grasslands. The program’s mission is to encourage more people to become environmental stewards as they enjoy the natural world.
Prairie Sportsman is produced by Cindy Dorn and filmed and edited by Dan Balluff. The 2017 season is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, and by Ice Castle Fish Houses Manufacturing and Live Wide Open.