Hunter Education Class in Osage
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm
A Hunter Education Class will be held on Friday, March 29th from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturday, March 30th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Milton R. Owen Nature Center in Osage.
This class is free, but we do ask that students pre-register by calling the Mitchell County Conservation Board Office at 641-732-5204, or by registering online at: http://www.iowadnr.gov/Hunting/Hunter-Education
Students are asked to bring a sack lunch both days, as the course will continue through meal hours. All other education materials will be provided. This is a hands-on class and we will go outdoors often, so please dress appropriately for the weather.
Hunter education is a mandatory program that is designed to introduce students to several life-long skills that are important to the many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities. Hunter education also stresses the importance of individual responsibility and outdoor ethics. Iowa law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1972 must be certified in hunter education before they are eligible to purchase an Iowa hunting license.
By providing hunter education to the public, the DNR will help ensure the safety of hunters throughout our state by continuing to promote ethics and fair chase, hunter responsibility and landowner relations. The safety, recruitment, and retention of hunters are important in continuing the tradition of hunting in Iowa’s great outdoors!