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Hunter Education Course Offered in August
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 • Posted July 20, 2011

Hunter Education provides instruction on Texas hunting regulations, wildlife management and identification, conservation ethics, firearm and hunting safety and responsibility, and outdoor skills. This course is particularly suited to novice or young hunters. All materials are provided and subjects are covered in-depth to enable the student to successfully complete the Hunter Education certification process. The Llano 4-H Youth Board will be sponsoring this course. The two day course has been set for August 4-5 at the Llano County Extension Office, 1447 E. State Hwy. 71-Unit E, Llano. The course will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the first day and from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon the second day. Lunch will be on your own; please feel free to bring a sack lunch or go to town for lunch. Snacks will be available during the day. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after September 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course. Minimum age of certification is 9 years old and cost is $15.00 to attend.If you were born on or after September 2, 1971, and you are:- under 9 years of age, you must be accompanied*.- age 9 through 16, you must successfully complete a hunter education course, or you must be accompanied*.- age 17 and over, you must successfully complete a hunter education course; or purchase a “Hunter Education Deferral,” and you must be accompanied*.* Accompanied means: By a person who is at least 17, who is licensed to hunt in Texas, who has passed hunter education or is exempt (born before September 2, 1971), and you must be within normal voice control. Proof of certification is required to be on your person while hunting.Please RSVP to 325-247-5159 at least one week ahead of time for planning purposes. Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Jamie Osbourn at 325-247-5159 as soon as possible so we can consider your request.

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