For Immediate Release
February 11, 2013
PASS ALONG THE HUNTING HERITAGE: BECOME A HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR!
XENIA, OH – A training academy for individuals interested in becoming hunter education instructors will be offered March 22 and 23 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Training will be held at the Shelby County Deer Hunters Association located at 7988 Johnston-Slagle Road, Sidney, OH 45365. There is no cost to participate in a hunter education instructor academy. Those interested in attending must register by calling 1-800-WILDLIFE at least four weeks prior to the academy.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age, attend both days of training, and be experienced and safe hunters. Ohio currently has 1,700 volunteer instructors who train thousands of hunters each year to be safe and responsible in the field.
For more information on becoming a hunter education instructor visit www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife
For information contact:
Brant Fulks, ODNR Division of Wildlife
Kathy Garza-Behr, ODNR Division of Wildlife