This workshop is required to become a certified hunter education instructor and will certify the individual to teach both the Traditional and the Field Day Hunter Education student courses.
This workshop also provides a New Mexico Hunter Education certification to new instructors who need a required New Mexico hunter education number.
All participants must register prior to attending. Please see registration details below.
Interested applicants need to first become a certified Game and Fish volunteer. Below are the steps to become a certified volunteer:
- Create a Customer Identification Account (CIN) with the Department at https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/
- Fill out a volunteer application at https://new-mexico.volunteers.kalkomey.com/
- Once the application is approved, certified volunteers can sign-up for the hunter education workshop through their CIN account
This course is only open to students who live on KAFB and/or who have KAFB access who are seeking hunter education certification to meet hunting requirements in New Mexico. This course is an instructor-led, student course that incorporates lecture, video, hands-on break-out sessions, review methods and homework to educate students. Students 10 and under must have a parent/adult present with them during class. All students MUST complete the Today’s Hunter student manual homework before participating in class. Base students can pick up a free hard copy manual by contacting Michelle Huntley at 505-846-1499, Kirtland Air Force Base Outdoor Rec. Bldg., 8001 Gibson Blvd., Albuquerque, New Mexico. The manual can also be downloaded for free at www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets upon arrival to class.
Registration opens on Nov. 21 and is conducted online through the students Customer ID Number (CIN) Account. Once in the account, click on “Hunter Education,” then click the “Register for Hunter Ed Classes” button and follow the prompts.