Online registration is now open for the Columbia Falls Hunter Education Course. Beginning this year, everyone must register online, and students must pick up pre course materials before the course begins. Pre Course materials are available at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks office on 490 North Meridian Road in Kalispell.
Classes will run 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 11,13,17,18, 20, 25, 27 at Columbia Falls High School in Kalispell. The field day is scheduled for Saturday, September 29. Test night is Monday October 1, 7p.m. to 9 p.m.
To register online go to the FWP website at http://fwp.mt.gov, follow the links through Education and Hunter Education to Sept. 11. After registering and downloading the attached file, students must pick up a course manual and other materials which will be available at the FWP office on 490 North Meridian Road in Kalispell. All students must read the manual and complete the exercises at the back of each chapter before class begins on September 11.
Everyone born after Jan. 1, 1985, must complete a hunter education course before buying a hunting license in Montana. Only individuals 11 years of age or older at the day of sign-up may be certified upon successfully completing the course.