Hunter education class coming to Banks

Banks –  The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) will offer hunter education classes at the Banks fire station starting January 31st. Hunter education classes are required for all Oregon hunters under 18, according to ODFW. Adults are also encouraged to take a hunter education class, which covers hunting ethics, firearm safety, outdoor survival, and other hunting techniques.

According to a press release issued by ODFW, classes in Banks will be held at the fire station on January 31, February 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 and 23. A second class will begin on February 28. To sign up for the class, visit the online license sales site, or a license sales agent. License sales agents include Buxton Feed in Buxton, Snack Jacks in Manning, and the Forest Grove Bi-Mart.

All hunter education classes are taught by certified volunteers. For more information about hunter education, visit the ODFW hunter education website.


Sources and more information:
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/resources/licenses_regs/docs/Active_Agents.pdf
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/news/2017/01_jan/012517b.asp
Snack Jacks
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/images/photo_gallery/wildlife_areas_jewell_meadows/index.html