August 8, 2016

IFW's Summerhaven Shooting Area In Augusta to Open Tuesday

AUGUSTA, Maine – Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, the Summerhaven Shooting area in Augusta will open under a new schedule.

The shooting area is now open on scheduled days under the supervision of a range safety officer. A calendar of upcoming days the shooting area is open can be found at https://www1.maine.gov/ifw/huntingtrapping/shootingranges/index.html .

Over the next week, the Summerhaven Shooting Range will be open to the public on the following days:

August 9, 2016 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 11, 2016 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 12, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 13, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 14, 2016 - 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Members of the public are also encouraged to take advantage of numerous privately operated shooting ranges throughout the state. Please visit here( http://www.arcgis.com/apps/PanelsLegend/index.html?appid=0a38596510bc43f3a8d5a9f367b61544 ) to see map of shooting ranges, including contact information.

NRA certified Range Safety Officers that are interested in volunteering their time to monitor shooting activity at the range can contact us ( http://www.maine.gov/ifw/aboutus/autoforms/contactus.htm ) for more information.

For the most up to date calendar for when the shooting area is open, please visit https://www1.maine.gov/ifw/huntingtrapping/shootingranges/index.html .