Hunter Safety course scheduled

By on August 26, 2019

Mandatory course for first-time hunters

available to local residents

Instructors certified by the Department of Environmental Conservation will conduct a Hunter Safety course September 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. and September 21 from 7 a.m. to noon at the North Star Sportsman’s Club, Hamlin. All students must attend both classes. Those interested in attending need to register on-line through the NYS DEC website at: or at york (Event Manager).

All registered students can pick up the Student Manual at the Town of Hamlin Clerk’s Office located at 1658 Lake Road North, Hamlin, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday or access it through the DEC website. The mandatory homework is due the first night.

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.

A parent or legal guardian may need to accompany students younger than 15 years of age. Registration is handled on a first-come first-served basis.

For more information on this course contact Doug Rivais at 964-5208. For information on other courses call the Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 8 Headquarters at 226-2466 or visit the DEC website at

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