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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December 2020

  • Dec 8 Tue

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Full Event with Wait List 0 of 10 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Beckley District Office Beckley, WV 25801

    • Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Dec 9 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Full Event with Wait List 0 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    District 5 Forks of the Coal Alum Creek, WV 25003

    • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Dec 16 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 15 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    District 5 Forks of the Coal Alum Creek, WV 25003

    • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Dec 18 Fri

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 5 of 10 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Parchment Valley Ripley, WV 25271

    • Friday, December 18, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Dec 19 Sat

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    Traditional Class

    Registration Open 2 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    District 5 Forks of the Coal Alum Creek, WV 25003

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