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Fall hunter safety class scheduled

Tribune staff report

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a hunter safety class on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office located at 1038 Buckeye Road in Minden, Nev.

It is limited to 35 students per class and pre-registration is required, visit NDOW.org and click on Learn and participate/hunter Ed class. Those who do not have Internet access can call the Sheriff Administration at 775-782-9900 during regular working hours.

The completion of a workbook is manditory prior to the class. The workbook can be obtained at the Sheriff's Office or purchased online. The cost of the course is $5 unless the parcipant is under 18; registration fees for those younger than 18 will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.

The Hunter Safety Class is a certified course and anyone who passes will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the United Sates and Canada. The certificate will allow a person to purchase a hunting license. The course will cover several topics including, but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery, and hunting regulations.

The sheriff's Office will not be offering any additional hunter safety classes until March of 2015.