Last updated: 2016-06-28
Please check the DNR WEB SITE at www.mndnr.gov for a current class listing of all DNR Enforcement Education Courses and instructor training sessions
If you missed a fall class and are over 18, check on-line for the Online course information, also located at www.mndnr.gov.
Please check the DNR WEB SITE www.mndnr.gov for a current class listing of all DNR Enforcement Youth and Adult Snowmobile Safety Courses and instructor training sessions.
Please direct questions to 1-800-366-8917 or 1-888-MINNDNR
Reminder---anyone born after December 31st, 1979 cannot purchase a license to hunt in Minnesota without first taking a DNR Safety Training Course and receiving a certificate. In addition many states have even more stringent mandatory Hunter Education requirements. Check before you go!!!
Reminder---Any resident born after December 31st, 1976, who operates a snowmobile in Minnesota, must possess a snowmobile certificate. Two options are available to complete certification. Ages 11 and older can take the online course and hands-on day or attend the traditional youth course. Those 16 or older can take the online course.
Reminder---Anyone born after July 1st, 1987, who operates an ATV on public lands and waters in Minnesota, must successfully complete the ATV Safety Training online course. Persons under age 16 must complete the ATV online Course and riding component before riding on public lands. Please direct questions to 1-800-366-8917 or 1-888-MINNDNR.
SCHEDULED INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SESSIONS
If you are 18 or older and would like to become an instructor for Snowmobile Safety, ATV Safety, Firearms Safety, Trail Ambassador, contact your local Conservation Officer or Regional Safety Training officer. Instructor clinics are scheduled throughout the state and are listed on the DNR Website.
See Also: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/instructors/training.html
West Central RTO Frank Rezac reports Completing Instructor Background checks and planning for upcoming Instructor certification clinics. Calls were also returned to area Instructors answering questions about DNR Safety Training programs. Online training was also completed in preparation for upcoming EVOC training.
Southern RTO Dan McBroom spent the week working on backgrounds and upcoming training. Time was spent working a Boat and Water detail in District 18 on the Mississippi River.
RTO PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL:
NE RTO Shelly Patten 218-553-1676 firstname.lastname@example.org
West Central RTO Frank Rezac 320-552-3948 email@example.com
Rec Veh Coord Bruce Lawrence 763-267-8534 firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern RTO Dan McBroom 507-843-2032 email@example.com
SW Metro RTO Kevin Neitzke 651-463-3168 firstname.lastname@example.org
NW RTO Jeff Halverson 218-894-3577 email@example.com
Curriculum Specialist: Vacant
Education Specialist: Vacant
Curriculum Coordinator: Vacant