Hunter education classes offered


By Don Volger

Special to The SUN

Hunter education classes are scheduled in October in Pagosa Springs.

The first class is set for Oct. 16 and 17; the second class is scheduled for Oct. 30 and 31.

Classes are held 5:30-10 p.m. on Thursdays and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays.

Students must attend both Thursday and Friday.

The sessions take place at the San Juan Mounted Patrol Building at 302 San Juan St.

Cost is $10 per student.

These courses will be open to anyone wishing to obtain a hunter safety card. If you were born on or after Jan. 1, 1949, you are required to have a hunter safety card before purchasing a hunting license.

These will be the last classes taught in Pagosa Springs in 2014.

Students should register online prior to the class. To register, go to and click on “Hunter Education.” Then click on “find a course at a place and time to fit your schedule” at the top of the page and follow the directions.

All programs, services and activities of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife are operated in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Don Volger at 264-2197. To assure that the Parks and Wildlife can meet special needs, please notify Don at least seven days before the class.

These courses are sponsored by the Pagosa Springs Police Department in conjunction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, with support from the local chapter of the Friends of the NRA.