The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a day-long workshop on deer health in Maine and the safe processing of venison from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the University of Maine’s J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, in Old Town.

This hands-on program is designed for both new and experienced hunters who want to expand their knowledge of deer health and diseases, safe field dressing techniques, and venison processing and preserving. Presentations will include demonstrations and product tasting. Teens are welcome with parental consent.

The fee is $50 ($25 for each additional family member) and will include lunch. Registration is required.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Robson Machado, 581-3144 or [email protected].

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