Online registration is now open for the Kalispell 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.
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.
Classes will run 6-9 p.m., Sept. 17-20 at Flathead High Scholl in Kalispell. The field day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Flathead Valley Trap Club north of Kalispell. Test night is Monday, Sept. 24, 6-8 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. 17 and select a classroom at Flathead High School.
After registering, students must pick up a course manual and other materials which are available at the FWP office at 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 Sept. 17.