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CRCS Outdoors is a unique production as the entire show is filmed, produced and edited by students and teachers at a rural high school CRCS. Cuba-Rushford Central School (CRCS) is located in the forested foothills of upstate western New York. The school offers a fisheries and wildlife curriculum that focuses on natural resource conservation, biology and management of animals from the United States and from around the world. CRCS Outdoors is known for their deer and turkey research where students work along with biologists and technicians to capture, collar and track animals to follow their daily, weekly and seasonal movements.  In addition, the high school also offers trips annually to Alaska (13 years), New Zealand (14 years), South Africa, Pennsylvania, Florida and Texas to pursue anything wild. The show is filmed entirely in HD and follows the exploits of different students conducting research on animals, or on their many hunting and fishing trips exposing students to life beyond the schools concrete walls. The CRCS Outdoor’s motto is “making a difference one young hunter at a time.”

Air Timesest
Fridays at 7:30 PM

Scott Jordan
Host
Student centered scientific & conservation research projects focusing on the environment; constructed one acre research pond, stone octagon hatchery house rearing brook trout/paddlefish, Log Home Wildlife Research Center, Deer & Turkey Tracking Studies, Deer Research Center 32 acres with captive deer for research, Wetlands reclaimed with US Fisheries & Wildlife, Student Expeditions to New Zealand (16),  Alaska (14), Scotland, Ireland, England (2), Florida(3), Texas(2), Australia and South Africa. Initiated The Deer Project, capture, tagging/radio-telemetry of whitetail deer with NYSDEC, Initiated Paddlefish Project, utilizing pond to raise endangered fish for release in Kinzua Dam, Initiated The Turkey Capture Project capture, tagging/radio-telemetry of eastern turkeys with NYSDEC, CRCS Outdoors National Television show on the Pursuit Channel (8 years). Featured on Bass Pro Television, MacMillan River Adventures, and the 4 Force!

Awards: National Rural Educator of the Year 2017 USA, NYS Rural Educator of the Year 2017, Presidential Award Winner for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching Washington, DC, Named to USA Today All Teacher Team, National Winner,  National Wild Turkey Federation’s Educator of the Year, Nashville, TN Named as Educator of the Year SCI, National Environmental Educator of the   Year, Named as Educator of the Year, Roger Torey Peterson  Institute,  Awarded NYS Conservation Educator of the Year, Named to National Board for Fisheries & Wildlife Education in the USA, SUNY Cobleskill Alumni of the Year Award, Cobleskill, Toyota Tapestry Winner, National Science Award, Awarded the Feinstone Environmental Educator of The Year Syracuse, NY, Fort Knox Kentucky ROTC Outstanding Cadet Award.