A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 1038 Buckeye Road, Minden.
The Saturday class is certified for all ages. Anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The certificate allows a person to purchase a hunting license. The course will cover several topics including but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.
Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to the class; the work book can be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office or purchased on line. The cost of the course is $5 unless the participant is under 18. Registration fees for students under 18 years of age will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.
The class is limited to 35 students per class and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, visit NDOW.org and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular working hours for more information or assistance.