Four Hunter Education Classes Scheduled

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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled four hunter education classes in the Lincoln area during September and October.

Nebraska state law requires anyone 12 years of age or older, born on or after Jan. 1, 1977, to have successfully completed a state-certified hunter education course prior to hunting. Firearm education is required when hunting any game with a firearm.

There will be a class Sept. 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Sept. 7 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.; and Sept. 8, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Students must attend all three sessions to become certified, preregistration is required.

The second class will be Sept. 17, 19, 24 and 26, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Students must attend all four sessions to become certified, preregistration is required.

The third class will be Oct. 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Oct. 5, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.; and Oct. 6, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Students must attend all three sessions to become certified, preregistration is required.

The fourth class will be Oct. 11, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Oct. 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Oct. 13, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Students must attend all three sessions to become certified, preregistration is required.

Interested parents are encouraged to attend.

There is no maximum age limit for students and no charge for the course. Interested parents of youngsters taking the class are also encouraged to attend. Contact Tiffani Gerber at Game and Parks Commission Headquarters, 471-5558, to register. Information about other outdoor education courses can be found on-line at the Commission's web site, www.outdoornebraska.org