Carlinville Hunter Safety Course
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:47:25 CDT
The mandatory Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunter Safety Education course will be held in Carlinville on August 15 and 16.
The class will be held in the Macoupin County Farm Bureau Building on North Broad Street in Carlinville. Sign-in will begin at 5pm on August 15. Classes will be held from 5:30-9:30pm on Friday the 15th and 8am until 4:30pm on Saturday the 16th. Students should register in advance by calling the Carlinville Police Department at 217-854-3221.
It is the policy of the Department that youth under the age of ten must be accompanied to and during the safety education courses by an adult or guardian at least sixteen years of age.
The Illinois hunter education program consists of a minimum of 10 hours of instruction. The course covers the basics of hunter responsibility, wildlife conservation and identification, firearms and ammunition, field safety, wildlife management, first aidd, archery, muzzle loading and state regulations.
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