Hunter education course in August

LLANO — A hunter education course for novices and young hunters is Aug. 4-5 at the Llano County Extension Office.

The course is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 4 and 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 5 at the office, 1447 Texas 71 East-Unit E. Snacks will be available, but participants should bring their own lunches.

The class will provide instruction on Texas hunting regulations, wildlife management and identification, conservation ethics, firearm and hunting safety and responsibility, and outdoor skills.

The Llano 4-H Youth Board sponsors the course.

Every hunter — including out-of-state hunters — born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete the training course. Minimum age of certification is 9 years old, and the cost is $15 to attend.

To register, call (325) 247-5159 at least a week ahead the course.

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