NACC Newsletter – December 2020

NACC’s next meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 9th , at 7 pm in the club house.

The Board of Directors would like to wish you and your
family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

NACC ANNUAL GUN SAFE RAFFLE -Holds up to 48 guns. The Drawing is to be held at this December 9th meeting. Hopefully all tickets will be turned in by December 6 at Klump’s Tavern. You still may be able to get a ticket at the tavern this weekend as they are selling out fast. You can turn your tickets in at the club house meeting Wednesday night. We want to thank
everyone for supporting our raffle.

NOMINATION OF NACC 2021 OFFICERS: Nominations for officers is still open at this December meeting. At our last meeting nominations began. Nominated for: President – Chuck Schmeltzer, Vice-President – Casey Gilmour, Treasurer – Richard Kuebel, Secretary – Dale Back, Trustee (3 yr term) – Slugger Kuebel. After nominations are closed, the election will take place per by-laws. Other officer positions are not up for election at this time” Trustee 3rd yr, Jeff “Gutz” Callahan, Trustee 2nd yr, Aaron True, & Past President, Rob Seig. Come to the meeting and show your support for the candidates.

NACC is looking for 10 to 15 children, boy or girl in the 5 the or 6 the grade who would be interested in attending the Indiana Conservation Officer Organization – ICOO Karl Kelly Youth Conservation Camp, which will be held this coming summer in June (usually the third week) for 7 days. Lets us know if you have a child that is interested!!!!!! This is our14th year in sending kids to camp. Over 80 local students have attended camp sponsored by NACC.

CAMP provides programs that will educate youth about conservation of natural resources by: Offering certification in the outdoor education programs of the DNR., Introduce campers to outdoor life sports which will teach appreciation for natural resources and cultivate respect for officers that protect those resources. Campers will take part in or have access to: Certification in Boater education, Range Day (firearms, bows, tomahawks, etc), Water Day at Raccoon Lake with the DNR Scuba Team, canoe safety class, air boat and jet ski rides, Canoe Trip; down the Sugar Creek, a
full 7day/6night overnight camp and includes all meals, lodging and needed equipment for camp.

NACC will select Campers who sign up by February 1, 2021. The cost of the camp is paid for by NACC. If your child, nephew, niece or grandchildren like outdoor adventure, this camp is a must for them. It is a full week of fun that they will enjoy and remember for a long time. Contact Rob Seig for more info. 812-209-9099 . You can check out their website, where you can view past information at this time and after the first of year, the new information will be available, as
in the past. Remember all registration must go through the NACC for us to pay. Providing the child’s name, a contact person and phone number and e-mail address are essential to enter and complete our camp forms. You can also, e-mail NACC secretary, Dale Back at for updates.

2021 MEMBERSHIP DUES are now being collected. New members are welcome. If you already paid your dues, thank you for your being apart of our organization. NACC dues annually are $12.00 and you can pick up an affiliate Indiana Wildlife Federation for the discounted fee of $20.00 (optional) mail to: New Alsace Conservation Club, PO Box 302, Sunman, IN 47041 NOTE: SOME MEMBERS HAVE PAID MULTIPLY YEARS IN ADVANCE. IF YOUR ONE OF THEM, DISREGARD THIS NOTICE: IF YOU’RE NOT SURE, CHECK THE FRONT OF THE ENVELOPE THIS LETTER CAME IN. ABOVE YOU NAME IS A DATE – THIS IS HOW LONG YOUR DUES ARE PAID THROUGH.

IDNR – Indiana Deer Harvest this season as of 11-30-2020 with all legally available weapons is 105,299. That’s 8000 more than last yr. at this time, with two more deer seasons to go. (Dec.5 & Dec. 26) Also, Wild Turkey Archery Starts Dec. 5 and Dove season starts on Dec 12. Also note, the virus pandemic canceled this year’s walleye egg collection efforts at Brookville Lake so, no walleye stockings occurred in 2020. Also, the DNR Natural Resource Commission (NRC) accepted preliminary adoption of 2 hunting changes, they are: hunters the option of using a 28-, 16-, or 10-gauge shotgun and .410 shotgun to hunt wild turkey along with other legal weapons. Also, it removes the restriction requiring the powder used in muzzleloaders for deer hunting to be loaded only from the muzzle end.

Yours in Conservation,
Chuck Schmeltzer, President Phone: 812-623-4103

For more info about NACC – contact Dale Back , Secretary at (812)623-2431 or E-mail: or go to and submit your questions through the comment section. NACC is a 501 c 4 not for profit organization incorporated in the state of Indiana.