The Godfrey Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a hunter safety course this Friday, but you can't attend. That's because the event is so popular, it is at capacity. Organizers are urging you to get on the waiting list for the next class, coming up July 31, which is expected to be the biggest class of the year.
Ray Botterbush, Master Hunter Safety Instructor for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, says even non-hunters can take something away from these classes:
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All types of hunting topics are covered at these classes, according to Botterbush. In addition to the various intricacies of firearm versus bow hunting, time is spent on ethical hunting practices, first aid, and much more. To find out more, call 466-1483.