Chaudoir Named Hunter Education Instructor of the Year

Southern Door County resident Jay Chaudoir has been awarded the 2012 Wisconsin hunter education instructor of the year award. The Department of Natural Resources says Chaudoir was honored for spending nearly 30 years sharing his passion for hunting with adults & youth alike in Door County. He has instructed more than 4,600 students during his 27 years as an educator & 23 years as a bow hunter education instructor. Chaudoir also assists the Door County fish, farm & game club by providing a learn to hunt turkey & pheasant program each year. In addition, he worked with Ministry Door County Medical Center to obtain trigger locks to be used as part of hunter education programming & help reduce the chances of firearm related injuries at home. This is not the first time that Chaudoir has been recognized for his body of work. In 2000, he received the Wisconsin bowhunter education instructor of the year award & , in 2007, the Wisconsin northeast region outstanding hunter education award. Jay’s wife, Sue, is also active in hunter education, having been an instructor with the DNR for 22 years

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