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Hunting Permit Application - Hunting Permit Packet

 


 

HUNTING LOCATIONS

There is no Hunting on Sundays. Non-hunters may enter the hunting zone on Sundays.

NOTE: There will be NO HUNTING ALLOWED (Bow or Firearm) on the following dates regardless of the approved Township and State dates. The BUNKER HILL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER will be utilized by school children on the following dates, therefore no hunting will be permitted.

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
  • Friday, October 7, 2016
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
  • Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • Monday, November 28, 2016
  • Thursday, December 15, 2016

Firearm Hunting Properties:

Due to permitted firearm hunting the following properties will be CLOSED to non-hunters on the following dates:

  • November 21-23, 25, 28-30
  • December 2, 5-10, 12, 13, 17, 19-24, 31
  • January 2 - February 11, 2017
  • November 19, 2016- Youth Firearm Day- Not allowed on Twp Property

NO PUBLIC ACCESS PERMITTED ON THE ABOVE DATES

Bow Hunting Properties

  • Butler Road Natural Area  
  • Wilson Road Natural Area
  • DeMott Lane Open Space
  • Willow Avenue Open Space
  • Elizabeth Ave Open Space
  • Weston Road Open Space 
  • Bunker Hill Natural Area (Part of Ten Mile Run Greenway)
  • Griggstown Grassland & Bunker Hill Environmental Center
  • Negri-Nepote Grassland


SEASON 1 - September 10, 2016 - October 28, 2016

Bow-only season

During this Franklin Township open-space-bow-only season, bow-hunters with township-issued hunting permits will be permitted in the designated hunting areas during hunting times which is 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes past sunset.

During this bow-only season, both hunters and non-hunters (walkers, etc.) will be utilizing the open space property.  For this reason, it is imperative that bow-hunters familiarize themselves with the locations of the hiking trails and are not permitted to aim their bow toward a hiking trail. NON-HUNTERS MUST WEAR ORANGE and are advised to use caution when using the properties during Bow Hunting Season.

SEASON 2 - December 5, 2016 - December 15, 2016

Firearm/Bow Season

There is a six day hunting-only firearm/bow season during which hunting is from sunrise to sunset.

During these six days, ONLY HUNTERS ARE PERMITTED ON THE PROPERTY. HIKERS, WALKERS, BIRDWATCHERS, ETC. ARE NOT PERMITTED ON THE PROPERTY FOR THESE SIX DAYS.

There is no Hunting on Sundays. Non-hunters may enter the hunting zone on Sundays.

 

SEASON 3 - October 29, 2016 - December 24, 2016; December 26-February 18, 2017 (Excluding November 24th)

A.  Bow Only Season
During this bow-only season, both hunters and non-hunters (walkers, etc.) will be utilizing the open space property. For this reason, it is imperative that bow-hunters familiarize themselves with the locations of the hiking trails and are not permitted to aim their bow toward a hiking trail.  NON-HUNTERS MUST WEAR ORANGE and are advised to use caution when using the properties during Bow Hunting Season.

B. Firearm (Shotgun/Muzzleloader as permitted by state regulations) 

Due to permitted firearm hunting the following properties will be CLOSED to non-hunters on the following dates:

  • November 21-23, 25, 28-30
  • December 2, 5-10, 12, 13, 17, 19-24, 31
  • January 2 - February 11, 2017
  • November 19, 2016- Youth Firearm Day- Not allowed on Twp Property

NO PUBLIC ACCESS PERMITTED ON THE ABOVE DATES

NOTE: There will be NO HUNTING ALLOWED (Bow or Firearm) on the following dates regardless of the approved Township and State dates. The BUNKER HILL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER will be utilized by school children on the following dates, therefore no hunting will be permitted.

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
  • Friday, October 7, 2016
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
  • Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • Monday, November 28, 2016
  • Thursday, December 15, 2016

Printable Hunting Areas Map

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