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Dual Bowhunter and Hunter Education Course Offered in July
Posted: 05/13/2014
A dual course satisfying bowhunter and hunter education requirements is scheduled for the evening of July 21 and all day July 26, at the Amana Sportsman’s Club, 1661 42nd Avenue, in Homestead.

Although bowhunter education is not required by Iowa law, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources encourages bowhunters to enroll in this course, especially first time hunters, as it is required in a number of other states.

Hunter education is a mandatory program for anyone born after January 1, 1972 and is designed to introduce students to several life-long skills that are important to the many different types of outdoor recreation.  There will be live firing as part of the course.

Registration for the Amana Hunter-Bowhunter course can be found on the DNR website at: Search under category Bowhunter Education and select All Months or July to register.  Course Type will be Dual Bowhunter & Hunter Education Course. For more information, call 319-622-3038.