Wildlife Management for the Private Landowner 

Wildlife Management for the Private Landowner is an 8-week course designed to provide landowners an introduction to wildlife identification, wildlife biology, habitat management planning and techniques, and how to access information and assistance with wildlife management.  The workshop will consist of eight consecutive Tuesday evenings in the classroom and two Saturday field trips to demonstrate and reinforce classroom discussions.  The course is coordinated by Rob Chapman, Extension Wildlife Specialist with Purdue University and taught by several natural resource management experts. The cost for the workshop is $100.00 per person ($150.00 for married couples), which includes a binder and CD with resource materials and publications geared to the course topics as well as refreshments. The workshop will be held at the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center, 4425 East 350 North, Butlerville, IN. For more information, including how to register, contact Rob Chapman at RNCHAPMAN@ purdue.edu, or 812-662-4999.

​Course Topics will include:
  • Introduction to Wildlife Management
  • The North American Conservation Model
  • Wild Turkey Biology and Management
  • White-tailed Deer Biology and Management
  • Bobwhite Quail and Cottontail Rabbit Biology and Management
  • Mourning Dove Biology and Management
  • Forest, Grassland, and Wetland Management
  • Fishing Pond Development and Management
  • Considerations Prescribed Burning
  • Management Plan Development and Assistance Programs

 Wildlife Workshop Brochure and Registration (PDF)


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