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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

Sept. 6, New Hampton, Fredericksburg Sportsmans Club

Sept. 6, Knoxville, Marion County Sportsman Club

Sept. 8, Swisher, America Legion

Sept. 8, Muscatine, Muscatine County Conservation Board, Environmental Learning Center

Sept. 8, Blue Grass, Oak Hills Gun Club

Sept. 8, Madrid, Madrid High School

Sept. 8, Shenandoah, Elks Lodge

Sept. 8, Lenox, Lenox Fire Station

Sept. 8, Aplington, Aplington Community Center

Sept. 10, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range

Sept. 11, Marcus, Grace Methodist Church

Sept. 11, DeWitt, Wapsi Valley Ikes

Sept. 12, Palo, Palo Outdoors

Sept. 13, Tipton, Cedar County Conservation Board Office

Sept. 15, Waterloo, Hawkeye Community College

Sept. 15, St. Charles, Hutton Taxidermy

Sept. 15, Mt. Ayr, Dragoon Trace Nature Center

Sept. 15, Quimby, Peterson Family Farm

Sept. 17, Clarinda, American Legion

Sept. 18, Osceola, Clarke Elementary School

Sept. 19, Exira, Audubon County Conservation Board

Sept. 19, Independence, Buchanan County Wildlife Association

Sept. 20, Dubuque, EB Lyons Interpretive Center - Mines of Spain

Sept. 20, Waukon, Allamakee Sportsmans Club

Sept. 20, Iowa City, Fin and Feather

Sept. 22, Sigourney, Keokuk County Sportsman Club

Sept. 25, Toddville, Wickiup Hill Learning Center

Sept. 27, Peosta, North Iowa Community College

Sept. 29, Mount Pleasant, Henry County Nature Center

Oct. 1, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range

Oct. 1, Sioux City, Elks Lodge #112

Oct. 6, Waterloo, Hawkeye Community College

Oct. 13, Keswick, Keswick Fire Station

Oct. 15, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range

Oct. 16, Nevada, Gates Hall

Oct. 19, Osage, Mitchell County Nature Center

Oct. 23, Bellevue, Bellevue State Park Lodge

Oct. 23, Ottumwa, Izaak Walton League – Ottumwa

Nov. 5, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range

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