Local law enforcement and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are teaching two hunter education courses this fall.
Pre-registration is required for the two days of training during each course.
Attendance at both days is required to be registered to hunt if you were born after July 1, 1957. The courses are free and a $2 lunch is provided each day.
The course covers topics such as gun safety, hunting responsibilities, ethics and regulations.
The first course is from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds Building 21. The second class will be from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge near Lone Star Lake.
The second course is from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the fairgrounds building. The second class is from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 at the lodge.
Other course listings are available at www.kdwp.state.ks.us.
The courses are funded by the Fraternal Order of Police, Lawrence Lodge 2, Jayhawk Chapter of Quail Unlimited and the National Wild Turkey Federation.
To register, call 832-3288 or 841-0007.