Seminars Offered for New Hunters

PROMO Hunting - Elk
Published Saturday, August 20, 2016

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's northeast region is offering some upcoming seminars to help new hunters get out into the field with counsel and confidence. Come join us and find out why hunters come from around the country to hunt Colorado.

 

WHAT: Elk Hunting 101- for the New Big Game Hunter

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Education Classroom, 6060 Broadway, Denver

HOW: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/86527

Targeting the new big game hunter, join CPW for a seminar covering elk biology, habitats, and hunting strategies. 

Tony Dymek, northeast region hunting and angling outreach assistant, says "Elk hunting in Colorado is one of the most enjoyable big game hunting pursuits.  This seminar is a great place to start learning how to hunt elk."

 

WHAT: Youth and Family Hunting 101

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Education Classroom, 6060 Broadway, Denver

HOW: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/86530

Now is a great time to be a youth hunter in Colorado! Join CPW staff and learn about youth opportunities, places to go, and tips on developing youth and family hunting partners. 

"More and more parents are choosing to spend quality family time outdoors," said Dymek. "Not only are these families building future hunting partners and unforgettable memories, but teaching respect for nature, personal ethics, independence, and responsibility."

 

WHAT: Deer Hunting 101

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Education Classroom, 6060 Broadway, Denver

HOW: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/87010

Targeting the new deer hunter, topics will include biology, habitat and range, tips for mule deer and whitetail deer, and the basic gear to get started. 

"From the white-tail deer on the plains to the mule deer of the rugged Rockies, and everywhere in between, deer hunting provides opportunities for hunters to chase game and fill their freezers," said Dymek.

 

WHAT: Field Dressing 101

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Education Classroom, 6060 Broadway, Denver

HOW: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/87012

"So you know where to hunt, you've sighted in your rifle or bow, and you are ready to pull the trigger if the opportunity allows, said Posthumus. "Now comes the hard part: field dressing and packing out your harvested game.  Are you ready?"  

Join CPW for a seminar and learn how to field dress and quarter big game, leave evidence of sex, regulations on tagging your game, and basics on butchering.  Presentations will use a combination of videos, PowerPoint and equipment demos.

For more information on learning to hunt, visit: http://cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/Hunting.aspx