Hunter Education Program


Overview

The Hunter Education Program provides free classes taught by volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers. Topics include: gun safety, wildlife management, ethics, survival/first aid, game identification, and how to hunt safely.

You will enjoy listening to volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers pass on their expertise and hunting experiences, talking with your fellow hunters during class breaks, and getting familiar with the total hunting experience. Extra help is available for those who may need it.

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Who is required to complete hunter education in West Virginia?

According to West Virginia law, all hunters who were born on or after January 1, 1975, must complete hunter education certification in order to acquire a hunting license in West Virginia.

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February 2024

  • Feb 26 Mon

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 21 of 25 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Beckley District Office Beckley, WV 25801

    • Monday, February 26, 2024 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Feb 26 Mon

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    Traditional Class

    Registration Open 30 of 30 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Glen Fork Middle School Glen Fork, WV 25845

  • Feb 29 Thu

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 6 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    DNR District 6 Office Parkersburg, WV 26104

    • Thursday, February 29, 2024 6:00pm - 8:00pm

March 2024

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