The Missouri Department of Conservation will have several Hunter Education skills sessions in the local area during the month of October. MDC Conservation Educator Adam Bransguard, from the MDC Chillicothe Office, will offer several hunter education skills sessions this fall in northwest Missouri. These four-hour sessions, open to ages 11 and up, will teach firearm safety, hunting ethics, and basic hunting skills. Then participants will present skills knowledge to the instructor and take a 35-question exam to complete certification.
To attend a skills session, participants must first complete the knowledge portion of the class. This can be done through an interactive online class or through self-study at home using the Hunter Education Student Manual. Proof of completion of the knowledge portion must be presented at the skills session. For those ages 16 and up, the Hunter Education certification can also be completed entirely online.
You can register for the skills sessions online at mdc.mo.gov or call the Chillicothe office at 646-6122.
Local classes include:
10/17 at the Barton Farm Campus in Trenton
10/19 at City Hall in Green City
10/23 at the Braymer School
10/24 at Dockery Park in Gallatin
10/26 at the Hale School
10/28 at the Litton Ag Center in Chillicothe