Great Falls first bowhunter education course for this year has been set.
Registration will be 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 21, at the regional Fish, Wildlife and Parks office, 4600 Giant Springs Road.
Classes will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 27, 29, 30, May 4, 6, and 7, at C.M. Russell High School, 228 17 Ave NW. A field day will take place on May 9. The course is free.
Prospective bowhunters, ages 12 to 17, must take both a hunter and bowhunter education course before they can buy an archery license.
All first time bowhunters, regardless of age must complete a bowhunter education course. State law says anyone buying an archery license must show either a previous year’s archery license or a certificate of completion from a bowhunter education course.
For more information on this or any other course in north central Montana check the education link on the FWP web site, at http://fwp.mt.gov/education/huntereducation/default.html or contact the FWP office in Great Falls, 454-5840.