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Hunter Education Courses Offered Two Ways
July 30, 2003
Traditional hunter education courses will be offered at various sites around the state. Refer to the attached schedule for class locations and dates. The courses will be taught by instructors certified by the Alabama Conservation Department’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division.
An alternative delivery program allows students to obtain partial credit for the hunter education course by completing an interactive CD-ROM. To obtain a hunter education course certificate, students must complete the interactive CD and attend a one-day hands on field day.
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The interactive CD-ROM has many activities and questions, including a 50-question test that students must complete. After completing the CD, students must return a final report generated by the CD to the office listed on the attached schedule. Students must indicate on the final report which CD field day they would like to attend. At that time, they will enroll in one of the scheduled field days. At the field day, students must complete a standard written examination and are expected to demonstrate many skills such as loading and unloading different types of firearms, safely crossing fences, and other activities that all safe, responsible hunters should be able to complete.
These hunter education CDs are available at each County Extension Service Office and the locations listed on the attached schedule. In addition, they are available at the following Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Offices:
Swan Creek WMA Office
District II Wildlife Office
District III Wildlife Office
8211 Hwy 82 West
Andalusia Wildlife and Fisheries Office
Enterprise Wildlife and Fisheries Office