DELTA WATERFOWL in cooperation with PEI Dept. of ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY & FORESTRY PRESENTS:
A HUNTING COMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP- Designed to give hunters the information, messages and tools they need to promote and defend hunting.
Where: Stanhope A & B Rooms, Best Western Hotel, 238 Grafton St., Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 1L5: 902-892-2462
When: Saturday, April 9, 2005
Pre- register: 902-368-4683 ask for Dianne or Tracy
8:00 - 8:30: Registration
8:30 - 8:45: Welcome and Introductions: Mr. John MacQuarrie, Deputy Minister, PEI Dept. of Environment, Energy & Forestry; Mr. Kevin Arsenault- PEI Delta Waterfowl Chapter
8:45 - 9:00: An Introduction to Delta Waterfowl: Waterfowl Conservation and the Future of Hunting- Dr. Robert O. Bailey & Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
9:00 - 9:30: What Workshop Participants Need to Know to Promote and Defend Hunting- Dr. Robert O. Bailey & Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
9:30 - 10:30: Agents of Change: Animal Rights and Radical Environmentalism in Canada- Understanding the Strategies and Tactics of the Anti- Hunting Movement- Dr. Robert O. Bailey
10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00: Public Opinion on Hunting in Canada- Public Views on Hunting and Hunters- Dr. Robert O. Bailey
12:00 - 1:00: Lunch- Provided for Registered Workshop Participants. There will be a presentation to the Firearm Hunting Safety Instructor of the Year by the PEI Department of Environment, Energy & Forestry
1:00 - 1:45: Nine Rules of Politics: How to Influence Government Decisions on the Future of Hunting- Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
1:45 - 2:30: Hunting Messages that Work- Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
2:30 - 2:45: The Manitoba Wildlife Information Network: A Case History of an Organization Designed to Defend Hunting- Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
2:45 - 3:00: The Media- Friend or Foe? What you need to know to work with the Media- Mr. Robert D. Sopuck
3:00 - 3:30: Working with the Media in Atlantic Canada- Mr. Jack MacAndrew
3:30 - 3:45: Summary and Closing- Kevin Arsenault & Dr. Robert O. Bailey
Delta Waterfowl thanks the PEI Chapter of Delta Waterfowl, several volunteers, all workshop participants, and the Department of Environment, Energy & Forestry for their enthusiastic support of the Hunting Communications Workshop.
Hope some of you guys/gals will be able to attend.