Hunter Safety course scheduled in Parma

By on July 29, 2012

Instructors certified by the Department of Environmental Conservation will conduct a Hunter Safety Course August 20, 22 and 25 at the North Star Sportsman’s Club in Hamlin. Those interested in attending need to register in-person at the Clerk’s Office, Town of Parma, located at 1300 Hilton Parma Corners Road, Hilton, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The free course is required for first time hunters who wish to obtain a New York State hunting license. Safe firearm handling combined with responsible and ethical hunter conduct will be covered. Pre-course work is required and space is limited so it is recommended to register early.

Students must be a resident of New York state. The instructors prefer students be eligible to hunt (12 years or older) as of August 20. A parent or legal guardian may need to accompany and register students younger than 16 years of age. Proof of age may be requested. Registration is handled on a first-come first-served basis.

For information on this course contact the Town of Parma Clerk’s Office at 585-392-9461. For information on other courses call the Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 8 Headquarters at 585-226-2466 or visit the DEC website at http://www.dec.state.ny.us