Hunter’s safety course offered |

Hunter’s safety course offered

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host a hunter’s safety course from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18.

To successfully complete the course an attendee must attend the entire day, complete a workbook prior to the day of instruction and be able to successfully pass a written test.

The course will cover wilderness survival, gun handling and safety, hunter ethics, archery and wilderness management. Each participant should be a minimum of 11 years of age. The fee is $5 for participants 18 years of age and older and free for anyone under 18.

Anyone wishing to take the course must register at either the Sheriff’s Office, 1625 8th St., Minden or 175 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline. A workbook and text will be given to participants at registration.

The next hunter’s safety course will be in March 2002.

For more information call (775) 782-9900 or (775) 586-7250.

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