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Hunter safety education course offered at Crex Meadows

Contact(s): Kristi Pupak, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 715-463-2739

April 8, 2016 at 11:46:42 am

GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Hunter Safety Education will be hosted at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area April 25-29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and April 30 from 9-11 a.m. at the Grantsburg Rod & un Club. Class is required to purchase any hunting license in Wisconsin for anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1973.

Fee: $10. Pre-registration required. Limited to 25 students.

All Wisconsin recreational safety students are required to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer ID Number when registering for a safety education class and must provide that number to their instructor. You can obtain a DNR Customer ID Number by calling the DNR customer service from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 1-888-936-7463.

Consider becoming a volunteer instructor to teach hunter education course safety, ethics, and responsibility. Volunteers are motivated people who have an interest in recreational safety and who are willing to donate a few hours of their time each year to teach safety education classes. For more information search the DNR website,, for "hunter safety."

For more information, contact Kristi Pupak, DNR wildlife conservation educator, at 715-463-2739. Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area is located at 102 East Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wis.

Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area is a 30,000 acre property of wetlands, brush prairies, and forests scattered across a gently rolling landscape located in western Burnett County. 

Wildlife conservation education programs are supported by Friends of Crex. For more information, visit (exit DNR) or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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Last Revised: Friday, April 08, 2016

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