Hunter Education Requirement. Effective March 1, 1991, all hunters born on or after January 1, 1975 shall while hunting carry a valid hunter education course completion card in addition to the appropriate Kentucky hunting license.
Actived: 5 days ago
For Educators and Parents
Conservation Education Curriculum to learn about migratory ducks by participating in the Junior Duck Stamp conservation program. Promotes the Arts and includes youth and educator guide. Journey North. Provides an easy entry point to citizen science, with simple protocols, strong online support, and immediate results. Reported sightings are
Conservation Education Program in Kentucky Schools. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has nineteen full time Conservation Educators (CE’s) that present wildlife conservation programs in Kentucky schools and recruit for our summer conservation camps.
Hunter Education. You can now take your Hunter Education course completely online, including completing your range day. Learn More. Salato Education. In response to Covid-19, the Salato Education Center has created numerous educational videos on various topics. Learn More. Kentucky Department
School Field Trips
A visit to the Salato Wildlife Education Center is both educational and entertaining! It is a great way to observe animals and feel connected to Kentucky’s wildlife. Click for more information about directions and bus parking or shelter reservations. Please read over all field trip information BEFORE scheduling.
National Archery in the Schools Program
Tournament Rules and Information. Rules/info subject to change as COVID status in Kentucky changes. Scorecard Sample. 2022 KY NASP® Bullseye Tournament Rules. 2022 KY NASP® IBO 3D Challege Tournament Rules. 2022 Principal Verification Letter. …
Hunter Education Video Range Submission Steps
Hunter Education Video Range Submission Steps . Read this carefully. These steps must be done in order: 1. Recruit a mentor that already has hunter education certification or was born before Jan. 1, 1975. This person must be an adult and must be present for the entire video. (This can be the person filming the video.) 2.
Teacher Resources for Distance Learning
Pick a program and join one of our professional conservation educators as we explore the wondrous wildlife of Kentucky. Created just for teachers and parents, these short videos and worksheets provide simple and engaging activities to enhance your curriculum. They are also great pre-fieldtrip exercises!
Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation (R3)
"Invest in the Future of Conservation!" All across the nation, Fish and Wildlife agencies, industry leaders and non-government organizations are collaborating in a national recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) effort to increase participation in hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, recreational shooting and other wildlife-related activities.
Instructor-Led Hunter Education Courses
All students must complete the Hunter Education Student Course AND the Hunter Education Range Day in order to complete certification. Instructor-Led Courses - Free courses offered throughout the state. The Range Day is scheduled in conjunction with the classroom portion of the class. View the Instructor-Led Course Schedule and pre-register here.
Hunter Education Range Day Offerings
Presentation Times- 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. August 22 Salato Day - Featuring Live Wildlife from the Salato Wildlife Education Center. Presentation time 12:00 am- 3:00 pm. August 22 KY Afield Day - Meet and greet Chad Miles, Host of KY Afield accompanied by the rest of the KY Afield Crew. 4:00 pm – 7:00 PM.
Grants are made available by Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) on a first-come-first-serve basis. All grant requirements must be fulfilled in order to receive future grant opportunities. ONLY certified Explore Bowhunting Instructors qualify for Explore Bowhunting Grants. (Have completed an Explore Bowhunting Instructor
Blue Water Trails
Education; Blue Water Trails The Blue Water Trails series of articles details paddling trips on streams and rivers across Kentucky. The overarching goal of the series is providing thorough information for paddlers to enjoy floating Kentucky streams without worry. All access areas profiled in the Blue Water Trails are open to public use.
Education Exemption KDFWR
The temporary hunter education exemption permit allows a person to hunt for one year without first completing a hunter education course. The permit will be available online for free (for a limited time) and is available to both Kentucky residents and nonresidents.
What You'll Discover
Education; What You'll Discover Indoor Exhibits. Includes Living Bee Tree, Snakes of Kentucky, Warm Water Aquarium, Alligator Snapping Turtle and more! Outdoor Exhibits. Bald Eagles, Bison, Black Bear, Elk, Deer, Turkey, Bobcats, Monarch Waystation, and more! Hiking Trails.
Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW)
Education; Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program (BOW) is an international program sponsored in part by the KDFWR and other partners including Kentucky State Parks and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation. BOW is designed primarily for adult age women interested in building confidence and outdoor skills
Hunter Education Video Submission Checklist
Hunter Education Video Submission Checklist This checklist is what the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources personnel will use to grade your video submission. You must do everything on this checklist in one video or your video submission will not pass. You must have your mentor present for the entire video.
Learn to Hunt, Fish and Shoot
Education; Learn to Hunt, Fish and Shoot View Upcoming Events. Hook and Cook. Join us for a short class and learn the basics of fishing. Field to Fork. Join us for a course that teaches the skills it takes to put your own local meat on your table! BOW.
Camp Earl Wallace
He is a certified Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, Hunter Education Instructor, Basic Archery Instructor, Bowhunter Education Instructor, Project WILD Instructor, and is trained in Recognizing, Reporting, and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect. Eric has worked at Camp Earl Wallace since 2010 where he began as a counselor.
Education; Outdoor Exhibits Exhibit Map. Animal Exhibits: Bald Eagle. Bald eagles are ‘birds of prey’ with sharp talons and hooked beaks for catching and eating meat- especially fish! Male and female bald eagles are identical in color but female eagles will grow larger than males. Their wingspan will grow up to 8 feet and their eyesight is
2022 KyNASP®/IBO 3D Challenge Local, State Qualifying
schools are allowing students to participate in distance learning through on-line education to maintain their progress and grades, those students are still members of the school in which they are enrolled. National 3D Challenge: The archer’s school must have shot in a state level NASP®/IBO 3D Challenge or be registered for
Salato Wildlife Education Center closing temporarily
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2021) — Effective Aug. 26, the Salato Wildlife Education Center located in Frankfort will be closed until further notice. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is committed to providing a safe and educational experience for all visitors. Out of an abundance of caution, the center will close temporarily to prevent the potential
Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
Just download the volunteer application and mail it to: Volunteer Program, Salato Wildlife Education Center, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601. For more information, call (502) 564-7863 or 1-800-858-1549. We look forward to hearing from you! Volunteer Application Form.
Green River, Mammoth Cave National Park
Education; Green River, Mammoth Cave National Park - Dennison Ferry to Green River Ferry Click Here to View. The rolling Pennyroyal country south of the Green River looks like a pockmarked World War I battlefield from the air. Those pockmarks aren’t from artillery shells impacting the ground; they come from a combination of rainfall, porous
Learn to Hunt Squirrel
Size: 18-27". 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 lbs. Color: Grizzled salt and pepper gray with yellow to orange upper body parts. Pale yellow to bright orange under parts. Yellow tipped tail hairs. Squirrels usually breed twice a year; summer and winter. A litter of usually 3-4 young are born 40-45 days later.
Frequently Asked Questions!
The Salato Center has fishing poles to rent, free of charge. Ask the staff behind the desk upon arrival for fishing poles. We will ask that you leave behind your drivers license when you take a fishing pole, it will be returned to you when you have returned the pole. Fishing licenses are required to fish in the state of Kentucky, purchase yours
Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge
The section of the Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge on KY 408 holds the Environmental Education and Recreation Area with a 3-acre handicap-accessible fishing lake. Interpretive hiking trails course through native grass stands, managed wetlands and bottomland hardwood forest restoration sites.
Learn to Hunt Deer
Target Area of Shot Placement. When shooting at deer, the hunter should plan for a quick and effective kill. A vital area shot (heart/lung) will cause massive bleeding and air loss and efficiently kill the animal rather quickly. This is a Kentucky-based Facebook group that can assist you in bloodtrailing a deer.
Kentucky River, Pool 4
The city offers interesting side trips including the Salato Wildlife Education Center at the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Headquarters off U.S. 60 west, the Kentucky History Center in downtown Frankfort as well as the Old State Capitol building a few blocks away. Downtown Frankfort offers excellent restaurants and shops within easy walking distance.
NASP Frequently Asked Questions
The unit, "Archery: On Target for Life," was written by the Kentucky Department of Education curriculum specialist, utilizing the National Curriculum Standards required by the Kentucky Education Reform Act. The archery curriculum contains Academic Expectations and Core Content for Assessment required by state regulation for Physical Education.