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Changes For Hunter Safety Courses Announced - 9/8/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

September 8, 2016

3:16 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Changes For Hunter Safety Courses Announced

(St. Martinville, LA)-Due to flooding and subsequent damage that occurred at the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Training Academy, the Hunter Safety Courses that were scheduled for Saturday, September 10th and Sunday September 11th along with the September 24th and 25th classes have been cancelled. If you were previously scheduled to attend one of the two September classes that were cancelled and wish to attend one of the October classes, you must re-register on the website listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding as we recover from the recent flood.

The remaining two classes have been relocated to the St. Martin Parish Fire Training Facility located at 1035 Ruth Bridge Hwy., Breaux Bridge, LA on the following dates and times:

Saturday, October 8th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, October 9th 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (The Sheriff’s Office will be providing lunch on Saturday)

Saturday, October 22th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, October 23th 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (The Sheriff’s Office will be providing lunch on Saturday)

Each course is limited to 40 students. Students must attend all portions of the course in order to receive certification. Students must be ten (10) years of age or older by the last day of the class to become certified.

This is not a field day course. Please register ONLY IF you are going to attend. If you are a cold natured person, please bring a jacket or sweater.

To register for the course, please do so by logging on to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website; www.wlf.louisiana.gov and click on the Hunter Education Icon on the home page.

Hunters born on or after September 1, 1969 must attend this training in order to hunt in the State of Louisiana.


 

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