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Hunter education class scheduled

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The Missouri Black Powder Society will sponsor a Missouri Hunter Education course at the Monett Middle School.

The event is a two day, 14-hour training course to be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 2 from 1 to 6 p.m.

The training will include gun safety, information about firearms, ammunition, wildlife management and conservation, hunter responsibility to the landowner, wildlife and the environment.

The course will also teach a special section on outdoor ethics and hunter preparedness. Those individuals completing the course receive a Missouri Heritage card with a hunter education certification from the Department of Conservation.

This certification is mandatory for anyone wanting to purchase a hunting permit.

Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1967, must present proof of hunter education training in order to purchase a Missouri hunting permit.

Certification is limited to students 11 years and older. A birth certificate is required for students under 16. Online pre-registration is also required and is limited to the first 50 applicants.

Applicants can register at www.mdc.mo.gov.

Students must bring a pencil, ink pen, highlighter and Social Security number to class.

For additional information, email k5ask@yahoo.com.

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