Following a State of Emergency declaration and a directive from Governor Baker to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, MassWildlife is canceling or postponing many events this spring. ALL HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES SCHEDULED BETWEEN NOW AND APRIL 15, 2020 HAVE BEEN canceled . If you were enrolled in one of these classes, you will be notified when another course becomes available.
If you want to learn to be a safe and ethical hunter or find out how to qualify for your first-ever hunting license, you're in the right place. The MassWildlife Hunter Education Program offers 6 different type of courses including Basic Hunter Education which is required if you want to purchase a hunting license for the first time.
You can find course listings by clicking the links below. You can also request to be notified about courses in your general area. All classes are free of charge and open to the public.