Kalispell: Registration is Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters on 490 North Meridian Road in Kalispell. Classes are held at Flathead High School from 6-9 p.m. on April 25, 26, 27, and 28. The field course is held on Saturday, April 30. Test night is Monday, May 2, 6-8 p.m. For more information call FWP at 752-5501.
Ronan: The Spring Hunter Education Class has been scheduled for the Ronan Area, and it will be held at the Roundhouse at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo. Registration will be held in the beginning of the first night of class on Wednesday March 16, 7-9 p.m. Classes continue at Salish Kootenai College in the Roundhouse from 7-9 p.m. on March 17, 18, 21, and 22. The field course is held Saturday, March 19. For more information call Virgil Rinke at 676-8132, or Germaine White at 883-2888.
Eureka: The Spring Hunter Education Class for the Eureka area is scheduled as follows: Registration and first night of class is Tuesday, March 22, 7-9 p.m at the Eureka Middle School Library; classes continue from 7-9 p.m. on March 28, 29, and 31; and April 4,5, and 7. The field course is scheduled for Saturday April 2. For more information contact Ron Hvizdak, Lead Instructor, at 889-3791.
Olney: Register at Thad’s Tackle Shop on March 12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and March 16, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Classes will be held 6-8:30 p.m. at the Olney Fire Hall on April 5,6,12,13, and 19. Any questions call Thad Briggs at 881-2819.
--All hunter education classes are free of charge and open to hunters and non-hunters alike. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana. The minimum age for hunting in Montana is 12 (11-year olds who turn 12 by January 16 of the license year can qualify, see regulations). A parent or guardian must accompany students under 18 to sign the registration form.