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New River Longbeards Chapter
National Wild Turkey Federation

555 Grants Creek Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28546-9634
Onslow County, North Carolina

About Our Chapter

The New River Longbeards Chapter
is a 501(c3) Non-Profit local arm of the
National Wild Turkey Federation
serving Onslow & surrounding counties.

We are sportsmen, women & children who care deeply about our natural resources & the wild places we love to hunt.

If you would like to be part of this great organization and join our Committee
or just join us at one of our Meetings, we meet on the Second Tuesday of the month in Richlands.


The
NWTF
is a conservation organization
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF DEDICATION
to the conservation of the American Wild Turkey,
the preservation of our natural resources and habitat,
and the preservation of our hunting heritage.




The NWTF's
Save the Habitat / Save the Hunt Initiative
was a 10-Year Program initiated in 2012
that was dedicated to enhancing and preserving wildlife habitat,
with goals of
Conserving / Enhancing Habitat, Increasing the Number of Hunters and
Increasing Access to Hunting Lands.


GOALS EXCEEDED 2022

Goal Achieved
Conserving and/or Enhancing over 4 million acres of critical habitat 5,216,914 acres conserved or enhanced
(goal accomplished in 2020)
Recruit 1,500,000 New and Inactive Hunters 1,534,819 hunters recruited
(goal accomplished in 2019)
Increasing access to 500,000 new acres for hunting 700,041 acres opened to public hunting access
(goal accomplished in 2018)


As part of the NWTF, the New River Longbeards Chapter
is doing its share to enhance land conservation and improving hunting opportunities here in
Onslow County, and Eastern North Carolina




We are also dedicated to the outreach programs to help our local communities.
The JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship) Program encourages
our youngsters to get involved with outdoor activities, conservation and hunting.
Check out our Jakes Events for coming activities.

The NWTF also provides Scholarships to graduating High School Seniors.
The scholarships are awarded at local, state, and national levels.
In order to qualify for the National Scholarship the applicant must first win the Local & Regional Scholarships
Applications need to be received no later than Dec. 31 of the current year.




The WITO (Women in the Outdoors) Program
works with women to become more active in outdoors activities, including hunting and shooting, and boating.
Check out our Events Page for our coming Women Only Weekend (WOW)




The NWTF also has an outreach program
dedicated to disabled men and women who would like to get outdoors.
The Wheelin' Sportsmen Program
aims to help these special people get back outdoors for a number of activities.
No events scheduled at this time, but check Wheelin' Sportsmen Events Page
for future events.

Chapter Leaders 2022
OFFICE NAME CONTACT INFO
President John Sackett 910-581-0599
sackettje@yahoo.com
Vice President / Banquet Chair Terri Campbell 910-577-5911
terri.campbell1127@yahoo.com
Treasurer Thomas Plante 973-641-7678
tgplante@njnwtf.org
Secretary Jena Sackett 910-581-4402
jjs120791@gmail.com
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NWTF State Contacts
NC State Board Directory
OFFICE NAME CONTACT INFO
President Tim Draughon
Dobson, NC
tdraughon@surry.net
Vice President Howard Rumfelt
Vale, NC
704-477-7641
rumfelth@gmail.com
Secretary
SAVE THE HUNT COORDINATOR
Brent Phillips
Bear Creek, NC
bphillips@billblackauto.com
Treasurer Henry Smith 919-422-1994
hsmith1752@aol.com
State Superfund Chair Robert Smith 252-259-4281
rjs1033@netscape.net
NWTF National Contacts
OFFICE NAME CONTACT INFO
Regional Director Trey Oliver 252-717-6079
toliver@nwtf.net
District Biologist Culley McCurdy 304-799-4792
cmccurdy@nwtf.net
Meetings
Sackett's Shed
106 Marvin Glen Court,
Richlands, NC 28574
The NWTF New River Longberads Chapter serves Onslow County.
We are sportsmen, women & children who care deeply about our natural resources
& the wild places we love to hunt.

We meet on 2nd Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
each month at the address listed above unless otherwise posted.
April 11, 2023 May 8, 2023 June 13, 2023
Directions:
Sackett's Shed
106 Marvin Glen Court, Richlands, NC 28574

From Rt 17 at Western Blvd, Jacksonville

West/South on Rt 17 to Rt 17/Rt 24W. Stay on Rt. 24 West
Rt. 24 West to Jcn 258 North (Richlands Hwy).
Rt 24W/258N to Rt. 111 (Catherine Lake Road) - LEFT at light towards airport
2.6 Miles to Bannermans Mill Rd Turn Right
Bannermans Mill Rd 1.7 Miles to Core Rd (Turn Right)
Just over 1/2 mile to Marvin Glen Court. Go past road 3 houses.
Dirt Road right-of-way just past 3rd house. Turn Left onto ROW.
Park on grass next to stockade fence w/gate. Go though gate to shed.

From Rt. 258 Richlands

Rt. 258 S to Gregory Fork Rd (by Hook-em Outfitters)
Right onto Gregory Fork Road 1/2 mile to Fowler Manning Rd
Left onto Fowler Manning Rd 1.4 Miles to Bannerman's Mill Rd
Left onto Bannerman's Mill Rd 3/4 Mile to Core Rd Turn Left
Just over 1/2 mile to Marvin Glen Court. Go past road 3 houses.
Dirt Road right-of-way just past 3rd house. Turn Left onto ROW.
Park on grass next to stockade fence w/gate. Go though gate to shed.