Hunter Safety


Sheriff Tom Reich of the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office announces the following schedule for free Hunter Safety classes.    The classes will be held in the Dep. Donald E. Rice Training Room at the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the first 2 nights of class and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the last night of class:

July 16, 17, and 19, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday)

September 10, 11 and 13, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday)

September 24, 25, and 27, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday)

October 8, 9, and 10, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

October 22, 23, and 25, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday)

November 5, 6, and 7, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

Class size is limited to 50 students each session.  To sign up or if you have any questions, please contact Patrick Barnes at 543-5257.

The Hunter Safety Course, or similar approved course by another state, province or organization, is a requirement to obtaining a Michigan hunting license for anyone born on or after January 1, 1960. Even though the course is not required for persons born before that date, it is recommended, especially for beginning hunters.

Classes are taught by certified instructors who teach firearm safety and laws, basic hunting terminology, conservation, safe hunting practices, outdoor ethics, wildlife identification and management, survival, limited first aid and Michigan Wildlife Regulations. The course is free and prepares sportsmen for a safer, more rewarding experience while in the outdoors.


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