Wisconsin Hunter Education Instructor Association WHEIA
2016 - 50th YEAR - HUNTER EDUCATION CONFERENCE and INSTRUCTOR RECOGNITION BANQUET
April 23rd, 2016
Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
This conference is open to all Instructors, Active, Retired, Apprentice, Junior, their families; Department of Natural Resources Staff; and Supporters of Hunter Education. Attendees will receive continuing education credit and a 50th Year Hunter Education patch. Open links below to agenda and registration form.
Open letter to all Hunter Education Instructors. Apprentices, Juniors, DNR Staff, and Supporters of the Hunter Education Program (Coming soon!!!)
2016 Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo. Feb 12 - 14th
The 2016 Central Wisconsin Deer & Hunting Expo will be held Feb 12 - 14th at the Patriot Center, Rothschild. For show and seminar information, click on the Upcoming Events link on the sidebar menu.
2015 Instructor and Instructor Group Nominations DUE February 15th to HE Administrator.
The Wisconsin DNR and WHEIA annually seek out to recognize a specific instructor or instructor group for their outstanding effort during the previous year. This person or group can be nominated by their peers, their Recreational Safety Warden (RSW), or the Hunter Education Administrator.
Click on the links below to download the nomination forms. Completed nominations are are due to the Hunter Education Administrator by February 15th, 2016. Please include supporting narratives. These forms can also be found on the Instructor Corner pages on the DNR's website in both Word and PDF formats.
The winner and nominees will be recognized at the annual Statewide Hunter Education Conference banquet.
Congratulations to the 2014 Instructor Group of the Year, the Campbellsport Hunter Education Group lead by Rick Heisler and Joe Lacenski, 2014 Hunter Education Instructor of the Year.
Please click on the instructor recognition tab for the text of their award nomination.
2 - $2500 Student Scholarships, IHEA and Davidson's Gallery of Guns Essay Contest
Davidson's Gallery of Guns is once again generously sponsoring the Hunter Education Student Essay Contest in 2016 for high school juniors and seniors. The deadline this year is April 1, 2016
Please see the attached contest rules and entry form.
Gallery of Guns Student Scholarship Rules and entry forms
WHEIA MEMBERS, BYLAW & ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION CHANGES
At the 2013 Annual Meeting the Association approved changes to our Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws at the annual meeting. Since then we have updated our Policy and Procedures manual.
On the agenda at the 2016 Annual Meeting are the following proposed changes....
2016 ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP AWARD. To be Announced
Winner to be announced at the Annual Meeeting