Local United Auto Workers to Host Free Hunter Education Course

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Hunter Education
Union Sportsmen’s Alliance
Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

Franklin, TN -(AmmoLand.com)- United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1853 is hosting a free hunter education course June 12 and 13 at the 1853 UAW Hall located at 125 Stephen P. Yokich Parkway in Spring Hill, Tenn.

The course is open to the public and runs from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. on June 12, and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 13. Students must attend both sessions to get credit for the course. To attend the course, potential students need to pre-register by visiting https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/62742 and completing all forms.

Course content includes:

  • Hunter ethics
  • Hunter responsibility toward wildlife, the environment, landowners and the general public
  • Archery and the history of modern day bow hunting
  • Tree stand safety
  • History of firearms
  • Black powder and muzzle-loading firearms
  • Knowledge of modern firearms and ammunition
  • Proper gun handling and storage
  • Marksmanship fundamentals
  • Hunt preparation: specific laws and various equipment
  • Principles of wildlife management and wildlife identification
  • Survival
  • Hypothermia
  • First aid

For more information, call Greg Atwell at 931-381-9444 or Bill Yancey at 931-224-2760.

About Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) is a union-dedicated, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, whose members hunt, fish, shoot and volunteer their skills for conservation. The USA is uniting the union community through conservation to preserve North America’s outdoor heritage.

For more information, visit: www.unionsportsmen.org or www.facebook.com/unionsportsmen.