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September 21, 2012

Online Hunter Safety Course now in Spanish

by Martha

Maryland’s online hunter safety course, provided through hunter-ed.com, now features professional narration in Spanish. The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is also working to  establish Maryland hunter education classroom courses for Spanish speaking students.

“It has been a continuing concern for the NRP Safety Education Program to reach our Hispanic community− this is a large step in the right direction,” said Lt. Joe Offer. “We are looking  forward to the recruitment of Spanish speaking instructor teams who can provide hunter safety classroom courses on a regular basis.”

Before an individual can obtain a hunting license, they are required by Maryland Law to take the hunting safety course. The training at hunter-ed.com is State-approved and covers the same material that is taught in the classroom. The online course features illustrations, interactive animations and hunter safety videos. It includes instruction in: hunter responsibility, firearms and ammunition, firearm handling and safety, marksmanship and shooting fundamentals, principles of wildlife management, bow hunting, muzzleloader hunting, tree stand safety, safety and first aid, water safety and Maryland’s laws and regulations.

Maryland’s online hunter safety course is available at www.hunter-ed.com/maryland/.  To take the online course in Spanish, when a student registers, they must select the ES button at the top right of the first page and then click play.

More information on the Spanish-narrated hunting classes provided through hunter-ed.com is available at http://kalkomey.com/press-resources/releases/2012_09_04.html.

 

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