The Highland County Coon Hunters Club and the Ohio Division of Wildlife are sponsoring a Hunter Education Course on Sept. 19, 20 and 23 at the Coon Hunters Clubhouse on Carper Lane. The times are 6-9 p.m. on the 19th and 20 and 1-5 p.m. on the 23rd.
Students age 10 and under must attend with an adult.
The course covers not only gun safety, but also firearms, ammunition, hunter ethics, first aid, archery, field care of game, habitat and many other subjects essential to being a hunter and outdoorsman.
The course ends with a 100-question test which must be passed with a score of 80% or better.
There is no fee for the course and students must attend all three sessions.
Pre-registration is required by logging on to the ODNR Division of Wildlife website and click on Hunter Education, or call 1-800-WILDLIFE.
For information or questions, call instructor Tim Schlater at 937 403-5811.