The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a free Hunter Safety Course August 22 and 23 for anyone ages 10 years or older. The course will begin with the classroom portion on Saturday, August 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lafourche Parish Government Mathews Complex, located at 4876 Highway 1 in Raceland.
The class will then resume on Sunday, August 23 at the LPSO Shooting Range (3451 Highway 182, Raceland) from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
This is a two-day course. Participants must attend both days and pass a written and practical exam to be certified. The class is free, but class size is limited. Advance registration is required and is available through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website.
Firearms and ammunition should not be brought class, but snacks are permitted. For more information, or for assistance with online registration, call the LPSO Training Academy at (985) 449-4480 weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or email Lt. Nolan Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.