Hunter Education Training Offered for Adult Women in Montana

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Hunter Education
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Glasgow, MT -(AmmoLand.com)- Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a hunter education field course May 24-June 2, geared to adult women that are looking to receive hunter education certification and a more in-depth understanding of firearm safety and operation and other hunting-related topics.

The course is planned for May 24, 26, 31 and June 2 from 6:30-9 p.m. each evening at the Missoula FWP office (3201 Spurgin Road).  This 10-hour course goes beyond the minimum requirements for adults to receive their hunter education certification and offers plenty of hands-on instruction and field experience.

All students must successfully complete the online hunter education course before registering for this course.  Register for the online training and field course at fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter.

Participants will learn safe gun handling (shooting positions, carries, calibers and actions); what to do after the shot (tracking, field dressing, transporting animals); regulations and wildlife management (including seasons, licenses, permits); hunting access (public land, private land and Block Management Areas); hunting ethics and more.

This course is also meant to complement courses offered through the Becoming an Outdoors Woman summer workshop (fwp.mt.gov/education/bow), where students can take shooting and hunting related classes.

Following the completion of the online course and this practical field course, students will receive a hunter education certificate, required for anyone born after January 1, 1985 to hunt in Montana.

About Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks:

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region-6 manages the diverse area of northeast Montana.

For more information, please visit www.FWP.MT.gov.

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