FINDLAY, OH – A training academy for individuals interested in becoming hunter education instructors will be offered in Findlay June 8 and 9, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Training will be held at the Division of Wildlife District Two office located at 952 Lima Ave, Findlay 45840. Classes will be held on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no cost to participate in the hunter education instructor academy, but all participants are required to complete a background check prior to the start of the academy so registration must be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Registration questions can be directed to Jaron Beck at 419-429-8324.
Participants must attend both days of training, be at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the online hunter education course. The online hunter education course can be completed at https://www.hunter-ed.com/ohio/. Participants should allot at least six hours to take the course. Ohio currently has 1,700 volunteer instructors who train thousands of hunters each year to be safe and responsible in the field.
For more information on becoming a hunter education instructor visit the hunter education pages at wildohio.gov.