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Space available in upcoming hunter education classes

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Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.

Iowa law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1972 must be certified in hunter education before they are eligible to purchase an Iowa hunting license.

Upcoming Hunter Education Classes

Aug. 15, Morrison, Grundy County Heritage Center

Aug. 15, Marshalltown, Izaak Walton League

Aug. 15, Columbus Junction, American Legion

Aug. 17, Stratford, Izaak Walton League Boone Valley

Aug. 17, Hamburg, Dovel’s Den

Aug. 19, Algona, Kossuth County Conservation Board

Aug. 20, Ames, Izaak Walton League

Aug. 20, Clinton, Izaak Walton League

Aug. 20, Britt, West Hancock Ambulance Service

Aug. 22, West Des Moines, Raccoon Park Nature Center

Aug. 22, Rockford, Floyd County Conservation Board Fossil and Prairie Center

Aug. 24, Aurelia, Aurelia Shelter House

Aug. 24, Montrose, Lee County Conservation Board

Aug. 24, Bloomfield, Izaak Walton League

Aug. 24, Vinton, Izaak Walton League

Aug. 24, Fairbank, Fairbank Gun Club

Aug. 24, Decorah, Northeast Fox and Coon Club

Aug. 24, Muscatine, Muscatine County Conservation Board Environmental Learning Center

Aug. 26, Humboldt, ISU Extension and Outreach Office


Sept. 4, Independence, Buchanan County Wildlife Association

Sept. 5, New Hampton, Fredericksburg Sportsmans Club

Sept. 5, Iowa City, Fin and Feather

Sept. 5, Palo, Palo Outdoors

Sept. 5, Knoxville, Marion County Sportsmans Club

Sept. 7, Blue Grass, Oak Hills Gun Club

Sept. 7, Lenox, Lenox Fire Station

Sept. 7, Swisher, American Legion

Sept. 7, Aplington, Aplington Community Center

Sept. 7, Sigourney, Keokuk County Sportsman Club

Sept. 7, Muscatine, Muscatine County Conservation Board Environmental Learning Center

Sept. 10, Marcus, Grace Methodist Church

Sept. 11, Exira, Audubon County Conservation Board

Sept. 14, Quimby, Peterson Family Farm

Sept. 17, Dyersville, Dyersville Fire Department

Sept. 19, Dubuque, E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center, Mines of Spain

Sept. 21, Waterloo, Hawkeye Community College

Sept. 23, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range

Sept. 27, Davenport, Adventure Church

Sept. 28, Fayette, Volga Valley Conservation Club


Oct. 5, Waterloo, Hawkeye Community College

Oct. 15, Ottumwa, Izaak Walton League

Oct. 26, Center Point, Center Point Fire Station

Oct. 29, Bellevue, Bellevue State Park Lodge


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