2024 Winter Lecture Series: Hunters Sharing the Harvest with Randy K. Ferguson (February 25, 2024)
Hunters Sharing the Harvest is Pennsylvania’s nationally emulated venison donation program, channeling over 2.3 million pounds of venison from hunters to the food insecure since 1991. Pennsylvania leads the nation in venison donations with a record 235,532 pounds during the 2022-23 hunting season and provides over 1.25 million servings of lean, protein-dense venison to those who do not know from where their next meal is coming.
Hunters Sharing the Harvest Executive Director Randy Ferguson leads Pennsylvania’s nationally recognized venison donation program, providing millions of servings of lean, high-protein venison to the food insecure in the Commonwealth. Ferguson has over three decades of experience in PR, communications, marketing and non-profit management. His expertise spans conservation, agribusiness, healthcare, manufacturing and social service sectors, where he has directed and executed effective marketing, communications, public and media relations strategies. Prior to joining HSH as its executive director in 2021, Ferguson worked for Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA as its director of marketing and communications for eight years. He is also a freelance outdoor journalist and photographer, with publications in regional and national publications over the last 30+ years.
All lectures will be held virtually using Zoom. They will be recorded and shared with everyone who registers for a short time. Zoom invitations will be sent out after this time to the email used to register for the event via email@example.com.
Program Fee: $15 (Members, enter your code at checkout to receive your 20% discount.)
Additional Information: Online registration for this program closes at noon on the date of the program. This lecture is part of our Annual Winter Lecture Series. The series features presentations by regionally renowned experts who address a wide range of topics related to natural history, biodiversity, ecological gardening, native plants and native wildlife.