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Searching for things to do with the kids or events for families? Look no further! Want to learn a new outdoor skill or get certified before you go hunting? We’ve got you covered! Looking for continuing education credits or professional development workshops for teachers? We provide them!

Check our event listings and mark your calendar to join us.

Hunter Education Events

The Hunter Information & Training Program, (HIT) offers a variety of certification and training courses as well hunter informational clinics. These courses are taught by qualified volunteer instructors and ADF&G personnel throughout the state. They include certification classes in Basic Hunter Education, Bowhunting, Muzzleloader, and Bear Baiting. Clinics include reloading, bow tuning and meat care to name a few. The HIT Program also offers these courses and clinics via the Mobile Shooting Sports trailer that visits remote, road accessible communities throughout the year. For classes and clinics in your area please check out these links:

2017 Events

Date Title Location Description
September 14 – November 16, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Fall Shotgun League Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
October 28 – November 10 Birding and Beyond! Palmer/Wasilla 3 sessions:
·Saturday, October 28 9:00AM–4:00PM, Machetanz Elementary School
·Wednesday, November 1 7:00PM—9:00PM, Matanuska Experiment Farm
·Friday, November 10 Noon—5:00PM,  Machetanz Elementary School
Join regional educator Sierra Doherty and special guest speakers as they explore how to connect students to birds and their natural environment. Educators will learn how to engage students on field trips into the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge, teach students how to identify birds by ear, engage students in citizen science projects, and hear from ADFG researchers on bird-related projects. To register visit Eventbrite or call Sierra Doherty at 907-861-2104. 

Additional Information

This professional development workshop is a 500 level course through UAA using the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum, Project WILD and Flying WILD. 

October 29, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Only Hunter Education Class Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 3 – 4, Nov. 3, 4:30 – 8:30 pm; Nov. 4, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Wild and Alive! Ecology and Natural Systems of Alaska Anchorage Alaska Pacific University. This professional development workshop is designed to specifically complement and bring a sense of local relevance to Anchorage School District middle and high science courses focusing on ecology, biology, life science, natural science, environmental science and marine biology. Through place-based activities from the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum and guest speakers, we’ll explore current wildlife topics in Alaska and discuss citizen science opportunities to help bring these subjects alive for students. Class size is limited so sign up now on https://wildandalive.eventbrite.com. Questions? Call Elizabeth Manning of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game at (907) 459-7378.
December 3, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Only Hunter Education Class Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.