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Archive for Friday, March 18, 2011

Enrollment open for hunter education course

March 18, 2011

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Enrollment is now open for this spring’s hunter education course in Douglas County.

The free, two-day course is for students who are 11 years old as of April 17.

The course will be taught 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 8 at Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., in the south part of Building 21. The second part will be 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 17 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge near Lone Star. Attendance both days is required.

To enroll call the voice mail box at 785-832-3288 and leave your registration information.

Comments

Scott Morgan 3 years, 1 month ago

Hunters and fisherman are 99% in total numbers really fine people. I doubt very much if any tax funding is used.

Great course and highly recommended. Called Hunter Safety, but really a fine course on gun safety.

Good to get your certificate here and at an early age. To hunt in other states one must have HS certification to get a license. Don't be one of those unlucky SO@ who have to take a quicky and expensive course in Colorado for instance.

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redfred 3 years, 1 month ago

Last I knew this was funded by hunter groups such as Quail and Ducks Unlimited and the Fraternal Organization of Police. If it has any state funding it is very little.

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4chewnut 3 years, 1 month ago

Hipper - state support? And how much?

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hipper_than_hip 3 years, 1 month ago

It has public and private funding sources, as well as volunteer instructors.

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4chewnut 3 years, 1 month ago

Nothing is free, so my question is: Who is funding this? State?

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