Hunter Education Hunting 101 *OPTIONAL* - 02/29/2020 - (747392)

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Feb 29
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Long Acres Ranch
2335 Richmond Parkway/Williams Way
Richmond, TX 77469
Richmond Parkway-also known as Williams WayGet directions
Instructor: Kitty Haynes

About the Course

Hunting & Shooting Sports 101 courses including, but are not limited to, Deer, Turkey, Hog, Waterfowl, Dove, Upland Game, Small Game, Western Big Game, Bow Hunting, Black Powder, Crossbows, Basic Firearm, Sporting Clays, Big Bore Rifle, Handgun, Silhouettes, 3-Gun, Trapper Education and Outdoor Survival. These 3-to-8 hour, hands-on seminars and workshops are designed for family members of all ages to learn more about the animals hunted, tools used in hunting and the shooting sports, and where to go in Texas to enjoy these activities. NOTE: Advanced courses do NOT issue the required hunter education certification. However, some advanced courses, such as bow hunter education, may issue separate certifications.

Be sure to verify that the class you are registering for is the Hunting 101 Optional Course.

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

When you arrive at the course:

  • Pay the fee to the instructor. Some instructors may charge additional fees.
  • Attend the entire course.
  • Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  • Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card, if the advanced course issues a certificate. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing online in your Account Profile on this site.
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This highly informative Hunting 101 will focus on feral hogs - a serious problem in Texas. The class will cover information about their environment, habitat and food sources as well as their behavior and how this species affects others and our economy. We will also go over regulations, laws and restrictions and appropriate hunter behavior in the field. We will learn about field dressing / anatomy and learn cooking techniques and tips. We will also learn about resources and movement / reporting app. Presenters will include A&M AgriLife agents, Old Dominion Wildlife, Texas Parks & Wildlife biologist,¬†Game Warden, Hunter Education Instructors and a processor / cooker. Location is Long Acres Ranch, a conservation and education facility, located just off Williams Way / Richmond Parkway and 59 in Richmond. For questions, contact Kitty Haynes @ 713-882-7614.