Hunter Education offered in Brockport

By on March 11, 2019

A Hunter Education course is being offered at the Conservation Club of Brockport, 291 Ladue Road, Brockport, on Thursday, April 11, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested students may register on-line through the NYS DEC https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html.

Registered students may obtain the Student Manual at the club on Mondays during open trap (4:30 to 8 p.m.), from the Sweden Town Hall, 18 State Street, or the Seymour Library, East Avenue, Brockport. The manual is also available for download at the DEC website. Download directions are provided during the registration process. Students should allow adequate time to prepare the mandatory homework.

This course is offered to persons interested in obtaining a New York State hunting license. It is offered free of charge. Safe firearm handling, tree stand safety, hunting planning and safety are taught along with other New York State mandated content. Students successfully completing the course are issued the Hunter Education Certificates of Qualification required to obtain small or large game hunting licenses. Those wishing to hunt during the upcoming turkey season need to take this class.

For information about this upcoming April course, either follow included course specific links at https://register-ed.com/events/view/13901, 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.

The Conservation Club of Brockport regularly provides firearms and hunting educational opportunities and sponsors NYS High School Clay Target League teams. Some basic trap instruction is offered at Monday afternoon trap shooting which is open to public participation. Additional Hunter Education courses, Bowhunter Education and Trap courses are planned for yet to be announced summer and fall dates.

Information about this course, Trap, Sporterifle, Pistol or club membership is available by contacting mgcyrccob@gmail.com.

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