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Hunter education course to be offered later this month at Izaak Walton League

Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 11:03 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 11:04 a.m. CDT

The Jasper County Conservation Board and the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will offer a Hunter Education Course from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Izaak Walton League clubhouse, located northwest of Newton off of Highways 14 and F36.

The course is free and all materials will be provided. Persons must be at least 12 years old to take the course. It is necessary that students attend both days in order to receive certification. Students should also bring a sack lunch.

All hunter education registration must be completed online. The DNR requires creating an account online at www.iowadnr.gov/training before you can register for the course. Children ages 12-14 will be required to register under a parent or guardian’s account.  Workbooks for the course should be picked up in the conservation office prior to the course at 1030 W. Second St. S. in Newton.