MADISON – In-person hunter and recreational vehicle education classes will resume July 13 under a set of guidelines and safety protocols released recently by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Recreational Safety and Outdoor Skills Section.

In March, the DNR temporarily suspended all in-person hunter education and recreational safety classes because of public health advisories relating to COVID-19.

Class timeline

  • Instructors can start to enroll classes into GoWild on June 28.
  • Classes can start July 13.

Participants can expect these changes:

  • Social distancing of 6 feet between participants
  • Maximum of 50 participants in any one class
  • Attendees strongly recommended to wear face covering  
  • Sanitizing of class equipment
  • Availability and use of hand sanitizer
  • Outdoor class instruction where possible

For specific information regarding COVID-19, visit the DHS website for updates. Additional information can be found on the CDC website.