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FREE Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for September 27-28

FREE Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for September 27-28

Free hunter education classes will be held on the following dates:
- Sept. 27: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at LPSO Law Enforcement Complex (1300 Lynn St., Thibodaux);
- Sept. 28: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at LPSO Shooting Range (3451 Hwy 182, Raceland).

The course will cover topics such as hunter responsibility and ethics, how firearms work, firearms handling and safety, survival and first aid skills, hunting techniques, and wildlife identification and game care information related to wildlife conservation and management.

There is no cost for this course, but advance online registration is required. For more information, contact the LPSO Training Academy, (985) 449-4480 - Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anyone born after September 1, 1969, who wishes to obtain a hunting license in Louisiana, must successfully complete a hunter education course. Exceptions may be granted and must be applied for and approved by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.