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Monday, July 27, 2015

Our 2015 Illinois Duck Blind Drawing

Our 2015 Illinois Duck Blind Drawing

Sanganois Duck
Passing hundreds of cars and people to drawing site
For duck and goose hunters across the State of Illinois, waterfowl  season started this weekend.  Thousands attended state park sites to enter  their name in a drawing in hopes to win a blind for the 2015-2016 hunting season.  For Capitol Outdoors and for countless others it's not so much about winning the blind, as it is about breaking the ice for the upcoming season. Tradition, that what it's really all about, food, stories, and reuniting with hunting buddies.
Sanganois Duck Blind Drawing

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Impact of Technology on Today's Youth: Get your Kid's Outdoors

The Impact of Technology on Today's Youth:  Get your Kid's Outdoors

Dodge-ball, hide-n-seek, water fights, climbing trees, all activities that invoke freedom in a child and the urge to pursue adventure.  Today, we see more video game playing, TV watching and screen time.  This impacts children and their imagination, relationships and future.  Some may not see it as a significant impact on our children, but the increase in technology and the increase in new advancements in video games will have a major impact on their future.  According to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids spend approximately 53 hours a week on electronics.