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State Hunters’ Safety Contacts

Safe firearms handling can only be effectively taught by professionally trained hunters education instructors. The majority of states require that anyone purchasing a hunting licensed be certified. TheHuntingTrail.net highly recommends the certified instructors of the International Hunters Education Association.

Check out the safety contacts for your state, below!

ALABAMA

Hunter Education Coord.
Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources
Game & Fish Division
64 North Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-1457
334/242-3620
FAX: 334/242-3032

ALASKA
Hunter Education Coordinator
Division of Fish & Game
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518-1599
907/267-2236
FAX: 907/267-2323

ARIZONA

Hunter Education Coordinator
AZ Games & Fish Dept.
2221 West Greenway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85023
602/789-3242
FAX: 602/789-3903

ARKANSAS

Hunter Education Coordinator
AR Game & Fish Commission
#2 Natural Resources Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72205
501/223-6414
FAX: 501/223-6310

CALIFORNIA
Hunter Education Administrator
Department of Fish & Game
1416 9th Street, Room 1342-1
Sacramento, CA 95814
916/653-1235
FAX: 916/653-3772

COLORADO

Hunter Education Administrator
Division of Wildlife
6060 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
303/291-7300
FAX: 303/291-1954

CONNECTICUT

Hunter Education Coordinator
Franklin Wildlife Management, Area
391 Route 32
North Franklin, CT 06254
860/642-7239
FAX: 860/642-7964
Hunter Education Coordinator
Sessions Wood WMA
PO Box 1550
Burlington, CT 06013
860/675-8130
FAX: 203/675-8141

DELAWARE

Hunter Education Coordinator
Division of Fish & Wildlife
89 Kings Highway
PO Box 1401 – R&R Building
Dover, DE 19903
302/739-3486
FAX: 302/739-6157

FLORIDA
Hunter Education Coordinator
Game & Fresh Water Fish Commission
Farris Bryant Building
620 South Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
904/413-0085
FAX: 904/488-6988

GEORGIA
Hunter Education Coordinator
DNR/Wildlife Res. Division
2070 US Highway 278 SE
Social Circle, GA 30279
770/918-6408
FAX: 770/918-6410

HAWAII
Conservation Education Program Specialist
Department of Land & Natural Resources
1130 N. Nimitz Highway #B-299
Honolulu, HI 96817-4521
808/587-0200
FAX: 808/587-0205

Hunter Education Coordinator
Waimea Hunter Education Office
64-1035 Mamalahoa Hwy. Ste D
Kamuela, HI 96743
808/885-0335
FAX: 808/885-0432

IDAHO
Hunter Education Administrator
Fish & Game Department
600 S. Walnut Street, Box 25
Boise, ID 83707
208/334-2633
FAX: 208/334-2148

ILLINOIS

Safety Education Administration
Illinois DNR/Division of Education
524 South 2nd Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1787
217/524-9505
FAX: 217/782-5177

INDIANA
Outdoor Education Officer
Department of Natural Resources
402 West Washington Street, W-255D
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317/ 232-4010
FAX: 317/232-8035

IOWA
Recreation Safety Coordinator
Department of Natural Resources
Wallace State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
515/281-8652
FAX: 515/281-6794

KANSAS
Hunter Education Coordinator
KS Department of Wildlife & Parks
512 South East Avenue
Pratt, KS 67124
316/672-5911
FAX: 316/672-3013

KENTUCKY
Hunter Education Administrator
Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
#1 Game Farm Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
502/564-4762
FAX: 502/564-6508

LOUISIANA
Hunter Education Coordinator
Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
1995 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
318/487-5885
FAX: 318/487-5886

MAINE
Safety Officer
Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
284 State Street Station 41
Augusta, ME 04333
207/287-5220
FAX: 207/287-6395

MARYLAND
Outdoor Education Director
MD Natural Resources Police
580 Taylor Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401
410/974-2040
FAX: 410/974-5647

MASSACHUSETTS
Hunter Education Coordinator
PO Box 408
Westminster, MA 01437-0408
617/727-3623
FAX: 617/727-7525

MICHIGAN

Supervisor, Recreation Safety Education
Department of Natural Resources
PO Box 30031
530 West Allegan
Lansing, MI 48909
517/335-3400
FAX: 517/373-6816

MINNESOTA
DNR Enforcement Education
15011 Hwy. 115
Little Falls MN 56345

MISSISSIPPI
Hunter Education Administrator
Department Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks
PO Box 451
Jackson, MS 39205
601/364-2192
FAX: 601/364-2239

MISSOURI
Hunter Skills Supervisor
Department of Conservation
PO Box 180
2901 West Truman Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180
573/751-4115
FAX: 573/751-8971

MONTANA
Hunter Education Coord.
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks
PO Box 200701
1420 E. Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620
406/444-4046
FAX: 406/444-4952

NEBRASKA

Hunter Education Coord.
AK-SAR-BEN Aquarium
21502 West Highway 31
Grenta, NE 68028
402/332-5487
FAX: 402/332-5853

NEVADA
Hunter Safety Coord.
Division of Wildlife
PO Box 10678
Reno, NV 89520
702/688-1500
FAX: 603/271-2939

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hunter Education Coord.
Fish & Game Department
2 Hazen Dr.
Concord, NH 03301
603/271-3214
FAX: 603/271-1438

NEW JERSEY
State Hunter Education Administrator
NJ Division of Fish, Game & Wildlife
RD 1 BOX 383
Hampton, NJ 08827
908/735-7088
FAX: 908/735-5689

NEW MEXICO
Hunter Education Coord.
Department of Game & Fish
3841 Midway Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
505/841-8888
FAX: 505/841-8834

NEW YORK

Sportsman Education Administrator
NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12233-4800
518/457-2994
FAX: 518/457-3970

NORTH CAROLINA

Hunter Safety Coordinator
Wildlife Resource Comm./Enforcement Div.
512 N. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27604
919/733-7191
FAX: 919/733-7083

NORTH DAKOTA

Hunter Education Specialist
Game & Fish Department
100 N. Bismark Expressway
Bismark, ND 58501
701/328-6300
FAX: 701/328-6352

OHIO

Hunter Education Administrator
OH Div. of Wildlife/Outdoor Skills
1840 Belcher Drive
Columbus, OH 43224-1329
614/265-6544
FAX: 614/262-1171
www.dnr.state.oh.us/odnr/wildlife/hunting/huntered/hunted.html

OKLAHOMA

Hunter Education Coord.
Dept. of Wildlife Cons.
1801 North Lincoln
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4998
405/522-4572
FAX: 405/521-6535

OREGON

Hunter Education Coord.
OR Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
PO Box 59 (ZIP: 97207)
2501 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
503/872-5264 x 5354
FAX: 503/872-5276

PENNSYLVANIA

Hunter Education Coord.
Game Commission/Hunter-Trapper Education
2001 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
717/787-7015
FAX: 717/772-0542

RHODE ISLAND

State Firearms Safety Coord.
RI Div. of Fish & Wildlife
4808 Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
401/789-7055 or 3094
FAX: 401/783-4460

SOUTH CAROLINA

Education Supervisor
Dept. Of Natural Resources
Rembert C. Dennis Building
1000 Assemble Street, Box 167
Columbia, SC 29202
803/734-4003
FAX: 803/734-3962

SOUTH DAKOTA

Hunter Safety Coordinator
Dept. of Game, Fish & Parks
523 E Capitol Foss Bldg.
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
605/773-3630 or 4506
FAX: 605/773-6245

TENNESSEE

Education Supervisor
Wildlife Res. Agency
PO Box 40747
Nashville, TN 37204
615/781-6538
FAX: 615-741-4606

TEXAS
Recreation Safety Coord.
Parks & Wildlife Dept.
4200 Smith School Rd
Austin, TX 78744
512/389-8140
FAX: 512/389-8042

Education Director
Parks & Wildlife Dept.
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
512/389-4999 or 4568
FAX: 512/389-8042

UTAH

Hunter Education Coord.
Utah Div. of Wildlife Res.
1596 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
801/538-4726
FAX: 801/538-4745

VERMONT

Hunter Education Coord.
Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
103 S. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-0501
802/241-3700
FAX: 802/244-1102

VIRGINIA

Hunter Education Coord.
VA Dept. of Game & Inl. Fish
PO Box 11104
4010 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
804/367-1147
FAX: 804/367-2965

WASHINGTON

Hunter Education Coordinator
Department of Fish & Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
360-586-1656
FAX: 360-586-1662

WEST VIRGINIA

Hunter Safety Coordinator
DNR/Law Enforcement Section
Capitol Complex Bldg. 3
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304/558-2783
FAX: 304/558-1170

WISCONSIN

Hunter Education Administrator
Department of Natural Resources
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707
608/266-2143
FAX (608)266-3696

WYOMING

Hunter Education Coord.
Game & Fish Dept.
5400 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82006
307/777-4531
FAX: 307/777-4610

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