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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:

2015 Events

Date Title Location Description
October 7, 7 pm Wildlife Wednesdays: Climate Change and the Need for a New Language in Modern Science Mat-Su Valley Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Patrick Kelly of Denali Education Center. Patrick will be discussing the importance of story, subjectivity, humor, and hope in talking about climate change and creating meaningful action.
November 1, 2015 Beyond BOW Women's Hunter Education Class Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 4, 7 pm Wildlife Wednesdays: Sandy’s Story: A Live Sandhill Crane Presentation Mat-Su Valley Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Andrea Weimer of Alaska WildBird Rehabilitation Center. When Andrea began volunteering at WildBird Rehabilitation Center, she immediately developed a special affinity for a lesser Sandhill Crane named Sandy. Andrea’s goal is to keep Sandy as wild, healthy and happy as possible while sharing tales of Sandhill Crane’s amazing migrations and the importance of protecting their natural habitat.
December 2, 7 pm Wildlife Wednesdays: The Making of a Musk Ox Mat-Su Valley Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Dani Biersteker of The Musk Ox Farm. The Musk Ox Farm, home to survivors of the last Ice Age and part of a unique domestication project dating back to 1954. This non profit is devoted to a gentle approach to animal husbandry that requires animal contact and handling far beyond mainstream agriculture, and culminates in the hand combing of these magnificent creatures for their qiviut, one of the rarest fibers in the world.