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First harvest and first experience certificates will help hunters remember time in the outdoors for years to come

Contact(s): Erin Larson, DNR wildlife data coordinator, 608-264-6054; Sawyer Briel, DNR communications, 608-261-0751
November 13, 2018

MADISON - Hunters of all ages who head out for their first hunt are encouraged to mark the occasion with a first harvest and first hunting experience certificate.

First Hunt Certificate - Photo credit: DNR
First Hunt Certificate

"The first time you harvest an animal can be very exciting, however the first time sitting in a tree stand or setting a trap can be just as memorable," said DNR wildlife data coordinator Erin Larson. "The department offers first hunting experience certificates to commemorate the occasion."

Those interested can submit a photograph of their special moment to be included, as well as details about the experience. To help preserve hunting memories with friends and family, these free certificates can act as a personalized memento.

Hunters are asked to fill out information regarding when and where the animal was harvested to complete the form - this information will be displayed on a customized certificate. Certificates will be sent electronically to each successful hunter within a few weeks.

To create a certificate, visit and search keywords "first certificates."

Last Revised: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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