The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, in partnership with Garden City Community College and the High Plains Archery Club, will offer a free Bowhunter Education class from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 14.

Topics covered in the course include: hunter ethics, treestand safety, shot placement and shot selection, and blood trailing. The class is free and will begin in the Academic Building at Garden City Community College.

At 12:30 p.m., the class will then move to the High Plains Archery Club (east of Garden City on Mansfield Rd). A free BBQ lunch will be provided for students by the Archery Club.

Registration is online at or by calling the Finney County Game Warden at 620-770-6218.