Hunter Education Program


Overview

The Hunter Education Program provides free classes taught by volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers. Topics include: gun safety, wildlife management, ethics, survival/first aid, game identification, and how to hunt safely.

You will enjoy listening to volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers pass on their expertise and hunting experiences, talking with your fellow hunters during class breaks, and getting familiar with the total hunting experience. Extra help is available for those who may need it.

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Who is required to complete hunter education in West Virginia?

According to West Virginia law, all hunters who were born on or after January 1, 1975, must complete hunter education certification in order to acquire a hunting license in West Virginia.

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June 2018

  • Jun 27 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 3 of 10 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    WV DNR (District 6 HQ) Parkersburg, WV 26101

    • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm

July 2018

  • Jul 9 Mon

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 15 of 20 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Inwood DNR Office Inwood, WV 25428

    • Monday, July 9, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Jul 12 Thu

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 19 of 20 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    DNR District 2 Headquarters Romney, WV 26757

    • Thursday, July 12, 2018 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Jul 19 Thu

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 7 of 8 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    WV DNR (District 6 HQ) Parkersburg, WV 26101

    • Thursday, July 19, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm

August 2018

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