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Hunter Education Class Planned for Corvallis

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Headlines - Region 2

A Hunter Education class in Corvallis is planned for Monday through Friday, Aug. 24-28, from 6-9 p.m. at the Corvallis Grange Hall, 130 Dutch Hill Road. 

To register, email or call Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park’s Vivaca Crowser at vcrowser@mt.gov or 542-5518 beginning Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. The class is limited to 30 students, and registration is open until the class fills. 

A parent or legal guardian must accompany all registered students to a mandatory orientation night on Monday, Aug. 17 from 6-7 p.m. at the Grange Hall to go over class assignments and pick up course materials.

To reach the Corvallis Grange Hall, turn on west on Dutch Hill Road (at the Woodside Cutoff Road intersection with Hwy 93) and travel 200 yards.

All hunter education classes are free of charge and students must be at least 11 years old to be certified. 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.

Other Hunter Education classes will be held in Stevensville, Florence, Lone Rock School and possibly Darby in September, but dates have not yet been set.  Students interested in these additional Ravalli County classes should check the FWP Web site beginning mid-August, fwp.mt.gov.  Follow links to Education and Hunter Education.

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