Enforcement EducationLast updated: 2018-03-13
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 31, 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 31, 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 1, 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 or one of the Advanced Hunter programs, 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
NE RTO Mike Lee this past week attended meetings at Camp Ripley for Academy training and planning. Lee also attended meetings with other division EVOC instructors planning upcoming training and Academy preparation. Lee completed work on use of force training lesson plans for officer in-service training and Academy use.
North Metro RTO Brett Oberg (Acting) met with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel about putting on an online field day at their site. Work was also done on logistics associated with an upcoming youth field day. Oberg also worked predator hunters in the area. One individual thought it was OK to have a loaded rifle in their motor vehicle. Enforcement action was taken.
Southern RTO Jen Mueller (Acting) spent the week finalizing plans for spring firearms safety online range and field days. She spoke at a youth firearms safety class on laws and ethics and assisted with another during their field day.
South Metro RTO Phil George (Acting) worked on backgrounds from previous instructor clinics and signed up people for future clinics. He also returned phone calls and emails to current instructors about issues. George set up laser shot, attended a local sports show and checked a few remaining ice anglers.
NE RTO Mike Lee [email protected]
NW RTO Greg Oldakowski [email protected]
North Metro RTO Brett Oberg [email protected]
Southern RTO Jennifer Mueller [email protected]
South Metro RTO Phil George [email protected]
Rec Vehicle Coordinator Bruce Lawrence [email protected]
Curriculum Specialist: Vacant
Education Specialist: Vacant
Curriculum Coordinator: Vacan