The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is hosting a hunter education class in Starke County. It’s scheduled Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th at the Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area Headquarters in North Judson from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. CDT.
Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1986 is required to take a hunter safety class before they can purchase a hunting license.
The class is open to hunters of all ages. Those under age 12 must be accompanies by an adult. Participants must complete both sessions in order to become certified. Instructors will teach safe firearm use and handling while hunting and in the home, hunter ethics and responsibility, game identification and conservation management.
Pre-registration is required by April 14th. Visit www.indianahuntereducation.com to sign up. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch on both days.