The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering a Hunter Education course in Margaretville in preparation for this year’s hunting season. The two-session course will begin on Friday, September 12 from 5:30 until 9:30 PM and will continue on Saturday, September 13 from 8 AM until 5 PM. Participants must be at least 11 years old to attend this free class which will be held at the Margaretville American Legion Hall.
Pre-registration is required and should be done in person before September 6th at Del-Sports, 817 Main Street in Margaretville. You will receive a manual which must be read before the class.
For more information on this program, please call Fred Fisher at 845-586-2044 between the hours of 9 AM and 8 PM.
All new hunters/bowhunters/trappers must receive training before receiving their first license. Students must attend all sessions, demonstrate proper attitude and safety, and pass the test. For information on other dates and times for this class, to learn more about hunting, or to find additional Sportsman Education courses, go to the DEC’s website at www.dec.state.ny.us or call 518-357-2070.
These courses are funded in part by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, supported by federal excise taxes on hunting equipment. ~