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46 2. Planning of finance of field assistant' course, now going forward. 3. Preparation of vooational oourre. Now going forward. 4. Selection of field assistants. Now going forward. It is planned to have four men and to divide the townshlp equally between them. They will make observations and inventory of wild-ife during fall winter and spring, under director of Mr. Glenn W. Bradt, instructor of Zoology at Michigan State College. He will conduct the vocational course. 5- Mapping of the area. Qombination oontour, soil and cover map. Ex- peqt to hate this done une4r director of Dr. MoMurray of the University of Michigan, who has made several cover maps this ammer for the Con- servation Department. Taks about three weeks for one man to map a township. This work is to go forward immediately. 6. Preparation of reports for farmers to indicate gun-days and kill. T~o be oolleated after pheasant season Ocotber 25th to 31st>. 7. Organization of chapter field ocmmittees. 8. lttin of cover paterns by technical committee. 9. rield oounoils, to advise on improvements for typical oover aombi- nations. 10. Planning of winter feeding operations by local ontrol and teahni- al oommittee, assisted by chapter fieldmmmittees. 11. Start of field observations and inventory by November. 12. Local cntro1 committee to arrange with farmer for instl*lation of *permanent" cover improvements,, legal instruments, etc... during win- ter. Improvements to be made in the spring at planting times-. 13. Joint meetings of control and technical ooiittees durin winter to consider reports on wild-life observations and inventory. -Field oouncils to meet one or twice during the winte, probably ind oos. 14. Correspondence with members of tohia oomititees,, national and loal control committs, and members of eld a 15, Preparation of regular reports to be lished To go to faxmers of the area and to memers of all local, state and national committees. 16. Organization of public relations committee, xpect superintendent of schools in Willissston will take this over. 17. Ocoasional field trips and attendanoe at classes. 18. Monthly chapter meetings. Public disoussion of such problems as predator oontrol. 19. Publicity to daily and weekly papers.
DIVISIONAL ADINISTRTION:. L. Drafting of policy report to Governor and Legislators elect. To be submltted to chapters first. Basis of much newspaper comment and news stories. Will be center of debate. Will include correlation of methods and defense of private shooting preserve law as a going ex- periment, 2. State Board meetings. Appointments to conservation commission to be considered. Also retention of present conservation director, an issue bound up in the state program. 3. Fall convention. C. Qonferences with University and Conservation ission concerning the fish-life experimental project now under way. This is a conten- tious and important issue and checks back to lack ef ooordination of methods and lack of understanding of the purposes to be served by of- ficial administration. 5- Publicity for state magazines. LEGISLATURE: 1. Drafting of bills. "2. Daily contact with house and senate secretaries, aooounting for bills and follow-up. 3- Gontat with house and senate committees. Formal and informal oonferences, attendanae at hearings. ;. Reports to constituents. 5. Collaboration and reports to divisional le lative committees. Oorrespondenoe with chapters, 6. Conferences with Governor and Gns ±on Department. The work schedule is so hevy that it is apparent that god organization is necessary, Idiations are that interest will run so high .that oommi 'tteeo will fnotion moe eflfoiently than committees usually do. Additional clerical work may beoome necessary. If so, cost will be defraye by 0tate division. Make-up and Funotions of Committees The following is sugested: 1. National control committee. Chairman, Mr. Seth E. Gordon; Mr. Willoughby G. Walling; Mr. George E. Scott; Mr. H. F. Harper; Senator . Bradford; Mr. M. KReckord; Mr Aldo eopold and Mr. EarlC. Doyle. Committee to have authority over the project.