Registration for the Spring Hunter Education course for the Ronan area will be Monday, April 14, in Room 118 at the Beaverhead Math & Science building on the Salish Kootenai College campus, Pablo from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A parent or guardian must accompany students under 18 to registration.
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.
Volunteer instructors will teach the Hunters Education course beginning April 14, 15, and 16 and continuing the following week on April 21, 22, and 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. each evening. A mandatory field course is scheduled for Saturday, April 26th.
All hunter education classes are free of charge and open to hunters and non-hunters alike. Some students take the courses for the firearm safety and outdoor survival information, even if they don’t plan to hunt.
For more information on Hunters Education courses call Lead Instructor, Ray Aylesworth at 676-0300 or Instructor, Germaine White, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Natural Resources Department at 883-2888 extension 7299.