Versatile Hunting Dog articles

There Is No ā€œIā€ In Team,” by Sara and Jake Heesacker, April 2023, page 4 [regarding their journey through the Apprentice Judge Program and getting it all done].
Elevating The Experience,” Sara Heesacker, April 2022, page 14 [the story of how our youth program — Team Elevate — was started].
Making The Most of Your Training Day,” John Harris and Sara Heesacker, March 2022, page 14 [If you are coming to your first training day, read this; there might also be some new ideas for folks who have been before].
Reflections Of A First Time Handler,” John Harris, July 2021, page 4 [regarding the NA test].

A Resource Guide for Beginners

Hunting Dog Essentials

Annual Meeting Minutes

August 20, 2022 Annual Meeting Minutes
January 8, 2022 Annual Meeting Minutes
2021 Annual Meeting Minutes
2020 Annual Meeting Minutes

Volunteer Position Descriptions

RMC-NAVHDA Test Day Volunteer Positions

Bird Release Permit

Craig McLaughlin

If you want to release birds on CPW properties (Cobb Lake or Banner Lakes)
on your own, ie not on one of RMC-Navhda’s sponsored training days, you will have to acquire a permit from CPW at the address below. A $20 fee (currently) will be assessed. This can all be accomplished by e-mail, if you prefer.

2023 application in Word or Fillable PDF.

Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Northeast Regional Office
Attn:  Chasta LaBass
6060 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
Phone:  (303) 291-7246
Fax:  (303) 291-7114
E-mail:  [email protected]

February 9th 2020 Training Day Presentations

2019 March Homework

2019 February 10 Training Day


Additional information is available at NAVHDA Forms Express, especially regarding testing information, membership, and youth outreach programs.

2018 Training Information

Obedience Training

February 24, 2018 Obedience Training Homework

March 10 homework

Natural Ability


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                Fill in Volunteer Assignments

                 Supply Trailer Check List

                 Day 1 Check List

                  Day 2 Check List

                  Day 3 Check List

Volunteer hours

Record Volunteer Hours