2019 Woca Annual Meeting https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/ 2019 Woca Annual Meeting Group Picture of Attendees We had a good attendance and great reviews on the 2019 Annual Meeting. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107365 206107365 Erin O'Brien Erin O'Brien, policy programs director for the Wisconsin Wetlands Association led a field trip or area wetlands. This was followed by a presentation on WWA and "Sportsmen for Wetlands" during the evening session. WWA joined WOCA as a sponsor member. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107366 206107366 Doug Duren Doug Duren-farmer, cattleman, land manager, and member of Richland County's CDAC spoke on Grassroots Action:CWD Kiosks and Dumpsters for Deer. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107367 206107367 Jim Bishop WOCA member Jim Bishop presented a winter fishing/camping program to start out Saturday's program. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107368 206107368 John Motoviloff John spoke on hunter recruitment efforts by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Turkey Federation and their involvement in the Sportsmen for Wetlands Coalition. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107369 206107369 Marc Boglioli Marc is a UW-Madison graduate and anthropology professor at Drew University in New Jersey. He discussed work in Vermont when he studied hunting contests and the state's deer hunting culture. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107370 206107370 Matt O'Brien Matt is the Law Enforcement Policy Officer for the WDNR. Matt spoke on Drafting Enforceable Fish & Wildlife laws and why we have them. He also gave the introductory remarks for the conference panel discussion which featured an in-depth look at hunting contests. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107371 206107371 Rep. Rob Stafsholt Representative Rob Stafsholt, R.-New Richmond, is the chair of the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage. He talked about his lifelong passion for hunting, trapping, and fishing, and answered quesiions on current events in the Wisconsin outdoors. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107372 206107372 Tim Eisele Lifetime WOCA member Tim Eisele, pinch-hit Friday night when DNR's communication director, Sarah Hoye had to cancel her appearance. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107373 206107373 Wisconsin Wetlands Tour The Wisconsin Wetlands Tour on Friday was a popular event. A buss was provided by WWA so we could tour some wetlands around the Eagle River area. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107374 206107374 Ryan Esch - 2019 Scholarship Recipient Shown left to right, OHEC Director Mark LaBarbera, Ryan Esch, Scholarship Committee member Art Barlow, and WOCA president Pat Durkin. See "Scolarships"for more information. https://www.w-o-c-a.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=206107375 206107375