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Hunter education classes offered at Banks Fire District

Roosevelt Elk at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area - Photo from ODFW

Banks – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is offering hunter education classes at Banks Fire District #13 starting on Tuesday, February 26.

The classes will continue on February 28, March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 22 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. A field day where students will participate in a live-fire exercise and practice other skills will be held on March 9th from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Hillsboro Trap & Skeet.

The cost to register is $10, and requires preregistration to attend.

Hunter education classes are required for youth under 18 who wish to hunt, and adults are encouraged to take classes as well, according to ODFW. Topics covered during in the class include firearm safety, hunter ethics, wildlife . . .

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