There will be a Hunter Education Adult Online Field Day in Miles City on Saturday, June 22. Interested people may register online now at fwp.mt.gov under the Education tab. Class size is limited to 30 people.
This event is for those who have completed Hunter Education online and need a field course to complete their Hunter Education certification. Registrants are to meet at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 headquarters in Miles City located at 352 I-94 Business Loop at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Students must bring proof of completion of the online course.
Activities will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at FWP. Students will have an hour for lunch (lunch is not provided) from 12 — 1 p.m., and the final field course will be held at nearby Spotted Eagle Recreation Area, off of Garryowen Road, from 1 — 2 p.m.
Registrants are encouraged to bring their hunting/survival pack if they have one to wear through the field course. DO NOT BRING FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION. Inert firearms will be provided for hands-on skill work and the field course. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring water, as it may be hot and students will be hiking through tall grass and a wooded area.
Contact instructor Caleb Bollman with questions at 406-234-0900.
Hunter, Bowhunter Education courses available this summer, fall in Region 7
People can still take a Hunter or Bowhunter Education course this summer and fall to prepare for hunting season. All registrants must be 10 years old by the first day of the course in order to participate.
Hunter education courses
A Hunter Education course in Sidney will take place on July 29, Aug. 5 — 6, Aug. 8 — 10, at the Richland County Extension Office. Registration will open online on June 29 at fwp.mt.gov. Class size is limited to 75.
Orientation/walk-in registration will be July 29 at 6 p.m. at the Extension office at 1500 North Central Avenue. Students under 18 must have a parent or guardian present at registration. Workbooks will be handed out. All chapter quizzes must be done before the first night of class. Class on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9 will be from 6-9 p.m. The field day on Aug. 10 will be 8 a.m. — 2 p.m. The field day is not open to online students.
A Bowhunter Education course is slated for Glendive on June 24 — 27 at Dawson Community College Room UC102. Twenty seats are available. This class is to aid students in obtaining a Montana archery license.
Class will meet from 6 — 9 p.m. each evening. The last day will be the field day and test. Class on June 27 may be moved from the evening to the morning.