Iowa Department of Natural Resources

HAWARDEN—A free Iowa Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course will be offered for ages 11 and up 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 13, at Oak Grove Park near Hawarden.

Participants will be instructed on safe gun handling, laws, wildlife management, outdoor safety, archery, muzzleloading and ethics.

The day will include shooting shotgun, rifle and archery with certified hunter safety instructors.

Participants must preregister online at

A limited number of people will be taken.

For more information, call Sunday Ford at 712-552-3057.