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Bowhunter Education Classes Scheduled In Glasgow

Both An In-Person Class And Online Field Day Will Be Offered

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Bowhunter Education course dates have been set for Glasgow, with an in-person course taught by volunteer instructors starting Monday, June 24, and a field day for online students on Thursday, June 27. These bowhunter education courses are free of charge.

In-person bowhunter education class

Bowhunter Education classes are taught by skilled volunteer instructors and offer hands-on learning experiences, mentoring opportunities, and the ability for students to ask questions of experienced bowhunters. Students must be at least 11-years old on the first day of class.

The class will be held at the FWP headquarters in Glasgow and will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., June 24-27.

Students will learn about archery equipment, how to handle equipment safely, basic survival skills, hunting ethics, wildlife management, game identification, landowner-hunter relations, and Montana bowhunting laws and regulations.

Students need to pick up a course manual from the FWP office in Glasgow, and read and complete the manual quizzes prior to the first day of class.

Students can sign up for Hunter and Bowhunter Education courses by visiting https://fwp.mt.gov/hunt/education and look for an in-person course. The direct link for this in-person class is https://register-ed.com/events/view/214638 . Students MUST be registered before the class begins. Please print, sign, and bring the documents listed on the registration page to the first night of class.

In-person bowhunter ed field day for online students

In addition, instructors are offering an in-person field day for any students aged 12-17 who completed the online course. The field day will be offered on Thursday, June 27, from 3:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. To register for the field day, go here: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/214639 . Students will need the field day qualifier certificate from the online course (fee required) to register for the field day. Students MUST be registered before the class begins. Please print, sign, and bring the documents listed on the registration page.

Who needs bowhunter education?

All first-time bowhunters in Montana must complete a Bowhunter Education course or show proof of a prior year’s archery license from another state or province to be fully certified to hunt during an archery-only season. Students must be at least 11 years of age to take an in-person Bowhunter Education class, or 12 to take it online. Adults 18 and over can take the online course with no field day required.

If there are any questions, please see the registration page and/or contact course instructor Marc Kloker at 406-228-3704 (office) or 406-942-2974 (cell).

 

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