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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

March 2, Indianola, Izaak Walton League

March 4, Chariton, Pin Oak Lodge

March 7, Ottumwa, Izaak Walton League

March 7, Toddville, Wickiup Hill Learning Center

March 7, Winterset, Pammel Park Nature Center

March 7, Birmingham, Southeastern Iowa Sportsman’s Society

March 9, Muscatine, Monsanto Recreation Building

March 10, Des Moines, Izaak Walton League

March 11, Oxford, Kent Park Environmental Education Center

March 11, Waterloo, Hawkeye Community College

March 11, Mount Pleasant, Henry County Nature Center

March 11, Montrose, Lee County Conservation Board

March 13, Cresco, Prairie’s Edge Nature Center

March 13, Anthon, Anthon Shelter House

March 14, Clarion, Lake Cornelia Shelter House

March 16, Corning, Corning Gun Club

March 16, Knoxville, Marion County Sportsman Club

March 18, Ventura, Iowa Regular Baptist Camp

March 18, Maquoketa, Hurstville Interpretive Center

March 18, Sioux City, Scheels

March 20, Burlington, Starr’s Cave Nature Center

March 20, Grimes, Grimes Community Complex

March 20, Clarinda, American Legion

March 21, Dubuque, EB Lyons Interpretive Center – Mines of Spain

March 23, Central City, North Linn Fish & Game Club (full class, waiting list available)

March 23, West Des Moines, Raccoon Park Nature Center

March 23, Iowa City, Fin and Feather

March 25, Elgin, Fayette County Conservation Board, Gilbertson Nature Center

March 25, Fairfield, Southeast Iowa Skeet Club

March 25, Vinton, Izaak Walton League

March 25, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Fire Department

March 25, Victor, Knights of Columbus

March 27, Oxford Junction, Oxford Junction Fire Station

March 28, Dyersville, Dyersville Fire Department

March 30, Ionia, Twin Ponds Nature Center

March 30, Tipton, Cedar County Conservation Board Office

April 1, Red Oak, Wolfe Nature Center

April 1, Solon, Solon Middle School

April 1, Decorah, Northeast Fox and Coon Club

April 1, Sergeant Bluff, Sergeant Bluff Fire Station

April 3, Peosta, North Iowa Community College

April 18, Ames, Izaak Walton League

April 18, DeWitt, Wapsi Valley Ikes

For more information on these and other hunter education opportunities, go to