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September 1, 2010
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New choices for students eager to complete Georgia's hunter safety course has launched a new Georgia hunter education course, just in time for fall hunting seasons. Students take the fast-paced hunter safety course online when it fits their schedule. Students then attend a 2-hour review hunter education course led by Georgia hunter safety instructors. Successful students receive their hunter education certificate before leaving the review and are eligible to purchase a hunting license. 

DALLAS — Geared toward young people,'s hunting safety course is narrated so students can listen, read or both. Quiz questions are read out loud and include pictures to help students recall what they've learned. Hundreds of detailed illustrations and animations give students a clear idea of what to expect once they're in the field. Although it's kid-friendly, the hunting and firearm safety content is comprehensive. (

Joshua Burnett, a student who took the course, said it was a positive experience.
"Your site has been great. I am a Marine and have had countless hours behind all sorts of weapons, but the information I have received from your course has been irreplaceable. I thought it was going to be a drag and boring, but I have actually enjoyed the course very much."

Successfully completing a hunter education course is mandatory for most Georgia hunting license buyers born on or after Jan. 1, 1961. 

In addition to the online hunter education option, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources selected to provide hunter safety courses via CD-ROM and traditional classroom student manuals. All students learn the same hunter education material, whether it's taught in the classroom, via CD-ROM or online. Students have the flexibility to choose the hunter education learning method that's right for them.

"We are thrilled to add two new online options for hunter education," said Rusty Garrison, assistant chief of game management. "These courses are great options, especially with young hunters or those whose schedules do not allow time to fit in the traditional classroom course."'s online hunter safety course material is free to the public. Students pay $19.50 to print out a completion session entrance voucher that admits them to the in-person review session.

Since 2002, more than one million students have taken a hunter safety course. 

"We are gratified that so many state agencies and students have selected to be their hunter education partner," said Kurt Kalkomey, president of Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. " continually innovates so that we can introduce more folks to the rich heritage of hunting. Our motto is 'Get safe, get certified' so you can maximize your enjoyment of the outdoors. These days, very few people can devote an entire weekend or multiple weeknights to take the 10-hour classroom hunting course. The online course saves time and money, and opens up hunting opportunities for young people." is a division of Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., which publishes more than 190 hunter education products selected by 48 states. For more information about official hunter safety courses and state requirements for hunters education, please visit

About Kalkomey
Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. Our print and Internet safety courses have been providing official safety certification for states since 1995. We provide safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle (ORV) and snowmobile operation. For more information, visit the Kalkomey Enterprises website at

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