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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Extended Basic Hunter Ed Course and Workshops

The Extended Basic Hunter Ed and Workshops category covers a variety of offerings including

  • Extended Basic Course for Hunter Ed certification
  • Mentored Hunts
  • Special Workshops (focusing on a particular type of hunting or unique skill)

The Extended Basic Hunter Ed Course includes more than 6 hours of classroom instruction and involves more content and activities than our Basic Hunter Ed or Enhanced Hunter Ed Courses. The fee for the Hunter Ed Certification is $15. Some instructors may apply additional charges for a class, such as range fees or facility fees, etc.

Pre-registration required. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.

Both Basic and Extended Basic Classes are listed in the following schedule. Be sure to verify with the instructor that the class you are registering for is the Extended Basic Course.

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You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

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