Get Prepped for Upcoming Hunting Season

Colorado Parks Wildlife Logo - smLAMAR, Colo. –  Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to help you get ready for the 2014 hunting season. CPW will be holding a big game application workshop and a hunter education class this month in Lamar. 

District Wildlife Managers Kevin Mahan and Rick Gardner will help decode the hunt codes at a big game application workshop March 17, at the Lamar Service Center, 2500 S. Main Street. The workshop begins at 6 p.m. and no registration is necessary.

Mahan and Gardner will answer questions about the big game license application process and assist participants in applying for big game licenses.

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1949, must have a Colorado Hunter Education Certificate to purchase a hunting license. Anyone needing a certificate can attend the Hunter Education (HE) course in Lamar which begins March 19.

The HE course runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 19 – 21, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 22, at the Lamar Service Center. The HE course is free but pre-registration is required. Those interested can sign up online at

The HE course will cover firearms safety, hunter responsibility and wildlife regulations. Colorado requires a live fire portion which will take place March 22. All firearms and ammo are provided.

For questions about the big game workshop or the hunter education course please call the Lamar Service Center at 719-336-6600.

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