DNR news release
Hunter Education Classroom courses are offered by knowledgeable and certified volunteer instructors and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers. Classroom courses are typically 12-15 hours in length and are held over 2 to 3 sessions (days). In order to receive certification, a student must attend all sessions and pass the final exam.
Iowa law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1972 must be certified in hunter education before they are eligible to purchase an Iowa hunting license.
Upcoming Hunter Education Classes
May 1, DeWitt, Wapsi Valley Ikes
May 5, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Fire Department
May 7, Polk City, Butch Olofson Shooting Range
May 9, Independence, Buchanan County Wildlife Association
May 12, Blue Grass, Oak Hills Gun Club
May 16, Exira, Audubon County Conservation Board
May 17, Marshalltown, Izaak Walton League – Marshalltown
May 26, Altoona, Altoona Shrine Center
June 11, Elkader, Osborne Nature Center
July 24, West Chester, West Chester Heritage Building
For more information on these and other hunter education opportunities, go to www.iowadnr.gov/huntered