Sign ups are underway for an upcoming DNR Hunter Safety Class. It’s open to Indiana residents of all ages and will cover hunter heritage, firearm history and safety, hunter responsibility, wildlife conservation and management and game care.
Indiana Conservation Officer Bryce Klimek, certified hunter education instructors and 4-H volunteers will teach the class. Students will learn about rifles, pistols, shotguns, black powder, archery and tree stand safety.
Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1986 is required to take a hunter safety class before they can purchase a hunting license.
Classes will take place on Saturday Feb. 13, 20 and 27th from 8 a.m. until noon EST at the Pulaski County Highway Garage north of Winamac on U.S. 35. Students must attend all three sessions in order to complete the class. Registration can be completed online at www.inhea.com. The class is part of the Pulaski County 4-H Shooting Sports program. Anyone with questions can contact Ray Rausch at 574-946-3858.