The Black Forest Conservation Association


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Reminder: Guests are encouraged to come to our meetings. Check the Calendar for meeting dates (Call to Order: 7:30 PM)

Please consider applying for membership, since members have access to additional pages pertaining to BFCA business including a Members Forum Message Board for posting topics of interest within the group.
NRA membership is a prerequisite for membership in BFCA as of 2016

Membership Benefits

Purpose - The Black Forest Conservation Association was formed in 1935 to promote the conservation of natural resources and to provide a means for sportsmen to articulate their views. Since that time, it has also established recreational facilities reflecting its' members interests.

Facilities - The Club owns 43 acres of land, a modern clubhouse with kitchen and sleeping facilities, a 100 yard rifle range with enclosed shooting ports, a trap range, handgun silhouette range, and 30 target archery course. A memorial picnic pavilion with tables and fireplace is located near the clubhouse.

Affiliations - The Club is a member of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, the National Rifle Association, United Bowhunters of PA, and other conservation-related groups

The BFCA sponsors or operates:

  • An annual Hunter-Trapper Education Course
  • A Junior Conservation School - a week long activity for 13 to 15 year olds
  • Semi-annual gun shows
  • Weekly Wednesday trap shoots from spring through fall. Call Bill @ 274-9857 to verify.
  • 3D Archery course open April 1 through November 20, 2017 (Monthly Shoot dates TBD)
  • Black Forest Falcons are now in the Scholastic Clay Target Program. Coaches & Volunteers needed. Call Paul at 814-274-1167 for information.
  • Special events as scheduled

Membership - Memberships (all memberships include family) are $35 yearly ($50 from October 1 until the end of the following year for an initial membership). New members are always welcome. Meetings are held at the clubhouse at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month except August (unless otherwise announced). All are invited and urged to attend. To join, you just select and complete the application form and then mail your payment to:

Black Forest Conservation Association
C/O Mike and Claire Head, Membership Chair
272 N. Hollow Road
Coudersport, PA 16915

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