Passing on our hunting heritage and positively influencing young
Alabama hunters to be safe while afield is extremely important. The
Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries needs your
assistance if you are the type of person who takes pride in
protecting our hunting heritage by passing on the finer points of
being a safe, responsible hunter. Volunteer instructors play a
critical role in delivering the hunter education message to the
12,000 students who successfully complete an approved hunter
education course annually in Alabama. The efforts of Hunter
Education Instructors have led to a significant decline in the
hunting accident rate during the past two decades.
Becoming a certified Alabama Hunter Education Instructor is a
two-step process that requires instructor candidates to complete an
Associate Hunter Education Instructor application and successfully
complete the hunter education certification workshop.
The following are instructor classes currently scheduled:
July 19 – Houston County; Lake Fox Road East, Lot # 11 in
Chancellor, Ala. – 5:30-9:30 p.m.
August 4 – Clarke County; Cooperative Extension Office in Grove
Hill, Ala. – 6-10 p.m.
All instructor applicants must meet the following
• Be at least 21 years of age
• Enjoy working with young people
• Believe in and practice safe, responsible hunting and “fair
Additional information about becoming a hunter education
instructor can be found on the following website:
with a link to the associate instructor application. If you have
questions or would like additional information, contact Marisa Lee,
regional hunter education coordinator, at 334-242-3620.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s
natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine
Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater
Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit