Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a
free hunter education new instructor training workshop Saturday,
March 12, 2011, in Waco. The workshop will be from 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. at 8451 Gholsen Road in Waco.
Instruction will be offered for new applicants and currently
certified instructors in skills trail, live firing exercises and
home study procedures. The training puts fun and exciting
activities into the learning experience. Students will benefit by
going through actual hunting simulations and by making their own
decisions regarding responsible actions using “shoot-don’t-shoot”
Before attending this workshop, you must go to the following web
site and prepare yourself by going over the instructor training
manual. You will sign an acknowledgement and release that you have
done this pre-workshop assignment as part of your training. The
Every Texas hunter born on or after September 2, 1971, must
successfully complete a hunter education course. The hunter
education program’s goals are to reduce hunting-related accidents
and violations; promote safe, responsible and knowledgeable
hunting; and enhance hunting traditions and values.
Hunter education provides instruction in Texas hunting
regulations, wildlife management and identification, conservation,
ethics, firearm and hunting safety and responsibility and outdoor
By understanding hunting through education, hunters and
non-hunters alike will help make a bright future for the sport.
To register, contact TPWD Area Chief Brent Heath at (254)
722-5660 or firstname.lastname@example.org.