WAYNE – For two weeks in September there’ll be a Nebraska Game and Parks Firearm Hunter Education course offered in Wayne.
From the Wayne elementary school commons area, the class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, September 10 & 12 as well as 17 & 19 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
The firearm hunter education course is free and open to students ages 11 and older. This class is required for anyone who plans on hunting wild game from ages 12 to 29.
Firearm safety, wildlife conservation and other topics related to hunting and outdoor life will be covered during the class.
Go to outdoornebraska.org and click on the education tab to register for the class starting on Tuesday, September 10 in Wayne. For more information, contact Mark Niemann at 402-369-3636 or Jim Modrell at 402-369-0084.
A link is also available on the community events calendar of waynedailynews.com.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will also be hosting several hunter education courses across the state specifically for women this fall.
Upcoming courses include September 9, 10, 11 and 14 (must attend all four days) at the Schramm Education Center in Louisville and September 20-21 (must attend both days) from the American Legion Club in Bassett. Hunt safe sessions will then be held at Ponca State Park and the Maxwell Gun Club on October 26. Visit outdoornebraska.org/BOW for more information on each class and to register.
Several ‘Learn To Hunt’ workshops are also scheduled now through early December. These workshops are designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little or no experience. Presenters will discuss strategies, equipment, biology and techniques.
An introduction to hunter will be held on September 17; deer hunting on September 26 and October 22; waterfowl on October 1; upland bird hunting on October 8 and predator hunting on December 3. Register at outdoornebraska.gov/workshops as space is limited.