For the past 28 years Highland Chapter remains the # 1 Pheasants Forever Chapter in the State of Ill and in 2013 we spent $102,091 within the geographic area of Stephenson County for wildlife habitat!
Come and enjoy our annual fall banquet
Contact Pheasants Forever at 815-238-1833
Freeport This Fall October 2016. Full ticket and schedule information will be undated in August 2016.
The Pheasants Forever Highland Chapter established this scholarship to help outstanding students of natural resources conservation or a related agricultural field to complete their education at any accredited college or university. We will be awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $500. The scholarship will be awarded at our 9th Annual Steak Under The Stars Fund Raiser (June Annually)
The student must be:
- a resident of Stephenson County
- attending an accredited college or university
- majoring in natural resource field or related agricultural field
- a full time student who is carrying at least 12 credit hours
A committee selected by the Pheasants Forever Highland Chapter will screen all applications. The committee's decision will be based solely upon the student's need and achievement without regard to the student's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or handicap. A personal interview may be required.
To apply, fill out the application form and send it to:
Highland Pheasants Forever Chapter C/O Curt Andree
6419 Basswood Road.
McConnell, Illinois 61050
Applications must be received by May 1.
Its Winter Season
Thanks for another great year!
Pictures from our past banquets
President: Curt Andree,
Vice Pres: Mike O'Grady
Treasurer: Mike Adkins
Secretary Craig A. Schisler
Habitat Director: Pat Martin
Lori Lawler Craig Schroeder Wil Tackett Becky Andree
Rich Westwood Ken Beach Howie Lawler Steve Beltran
Jim Ritterbusch Mike O’Grady Max Boeke Chris Broege Brian Fox
T R Machine
The Bocker Group
Walkers Mortuary LTD.
Stockton Auto Body, Stockton
Burke and Tubbs
Nextage Professional Realty
Gerry & Cheryl Rausch
Dickman's Seed and Feed
Loescher Heating & A/C
Holland & Sons, Inc.
Schoefield Plmb & Well Service
F-S Jay Kempel
Osenbaugh Seed, Lucas Iowa
A special thanks to the following persons and companies for making our habitat fieldwork a little easier in 2010-11. Our efforts each year is a combination of a paid Habitat Team that conducts seeding and operation during the daytime, a Volunteer crew that conducts the operation after work and on weekends and our every growing landowner operation. So far this mix has worked quite well for the Chapter. We look forward to next year.
Jim Ritterbusch, NRCS.
Craig Schroeder, SWCD
Other habitat assistance from:
Dickman's Farm. Service
Rick Garnhart: Auctioneer 25 years
911 Operators: John Smithe
Stephenson County Sheriff Dept.
All area rural Fire Departments
N.I.T.E trailer sales
Pecatonica Bocker’s Auto Group: Chuck Hays
Creighton Barker: Auctioneer 25 years
F/S Jay Kempel
Freeport park Dist. Holland and Sons, Inc.
Osenbaugh Seed Co: Native grass seed
Todd Block Pearl City, Warren, Dakota Co-ops
PLEASE PATRONIZE AND THANK THE
FOLLOWING SPECIAL PEOPLE FOR HELPING
US BE SUCCESSFUL
Creighton Barker (auctioneer) 26 years
The Bocker Group
Sullivan’s Catering group.
Floor to Ceiling
Lynn’s Original Florals
Oakdale Nature Preserve
The Lindo Theatre
Rack and Wing
Country lane Pet Lodge
R & R framing
Quarry Ridge Hunt Club
Rick Garnhart (auctioneer) 26 years
Merle Lawfer Estate
Freeport Park District
Country Cheese LLC, Davis
Burke and Tubbs
La Budde Woodworking
Natural Water Gardens
Osenbaugh Seed Co.
Pearl City Elevator
Lawn & Leisure
Sparkle Car Wash
Stockton Auto Body
Rockford Ice Hogs
FS Service: Jay Kempel
Coaches Golf and Grill, Lena
Luecke Jewelers (since 1921)
Fossil Creek Vineyard and Winery
Farm And Fleet
Rock Hollow sportsman club
Its Planting Season
Don't forgot to reserve your seed and equipment for the spring planting season.
Habitat Director Pat Martin Habitat Team
Even more information is availble
Information about Scholarships
Don't forgot to check our spring scholarship application and annual fund raiser Steak Under the Stars this June!
Scholarship Coordinator Chris Broege