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2015 Statewide Hunter Education Conference     >> Bullseye Bulletin UPDATE <<

Since the time we submitted our news to the DNR for publishing there has been a date change for the 2015 Hunter Education Conference.  The conference will be held on April 18th, 2015 at the Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids.  

Be part of the planning team to set up this conference, use the contact WHEIA tab.

 >> August Bullseye Bulletin Correction <<

Reporting tree stand accidents!!! The August 2014 Bullseye Bulletin incorrectly listed the email address to send notices of tree stand accidents.
Please send them to:  William.Wright@wisconsin.gov.  
Thank you. 

Bow Hunter “Add On” Course Change

The Hunter Education Administrator has approved the following change:

Certified Hunter Education students may now attend any Bow Hunter Education add on course.  At the time of registration, students will need to present their Hunter Education Certificate. This new change will allow for you to post your class online and admit any student with this qualification.

Please contact your RSW if you have any questions.

Administrator's Letter, Archery Education Update

2014 Statewide Hunter Education Training Conference and WHEIA Convention.

May 3rd, Rothschild WI.   The conference was a big success with the two track program.  Track 1 was Instructor Certification for Internet Classes. Track 2 was "What's New in the Hunter Education/Safety Program" in the morning followed by guest speakers on important topics to all instructors in the afternoon.   Conference evaluation sheets all stated the attendees like the guest speakers.  Over 70 people attended with an additional 21 students being certified through the internet class format.  

Links to document handouts or referenced at the conference are below:

Recreational Safety Course Expense Tracker Ver. 1.2

Student TAB-K Name Tent

Hunter Safety Course Evaluation Ver. 3

Buddy Aid Handout

Instructions and photos of the Tree Stand training aid will be added shortly.   We are making a few changes to the existing base.

We would like to thank the guest speakers; Keith Warnke, Peggy Farrell, Bruce Gordon MD and Casey Lake, Chris Dymale and Herb Schwartz, and the evening guest speaker, Chief Warden Todd Schaller. 

We would also like to thank Gordy Zimmerman and MEC Shotshell reloading for their display and technical knowledge on shotshell reloading.

2014 Instructor Awards

WisDNR Administrator's Award:  The recipient of this prestigious award is Mr. Michael Noonan.

Instructor of the Year: The recipient of this award is Mr. Scott Kirchoff.

Instructor Group of the Year: Stevens Point Issac Walton League, represented by Richard Mrozinski and Leonard Jelinski.

Archery Instructor Group of the Year: Weston Hunter Education Group, represented by Craig Wojicechowski, Kyle Wojiceshowski, Tom Bartz, and Brian Howland

Instructor Interface Update - Student Online Registration 

A partial fix was rolled to production on December 18, 2013, the email and phone requirement is now in place.  When students register online they will be required to enter both email and phone.

Please let the instructors who use the system know so they can start using the online student registration option again.
Thank you
Brenda L. Von Rueden
Hunter Education Administrative Assistant 


2014 Associate Membership Award Presentation.  At the 2014 Deer and Turkey Expo,  WHEIA presented to Mr. Glenn Helgeland and Mr. Jake Steingraeber a plaque thanking them for their years of support to our organization.  

Bonnier Corporation Associate Membership Award


2013 Associate Membership Award Presentation.  At the 2013 Deer and Turkey Expo,  WHEIA presented to MEC Shotshell Reloaders a plaque and letter thanking them for their years of support to our organization.  

MEC Associate Membership Award


The Association approved changes to our Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws at the annual meeting. Updated documents will be posted shortly.   Next we will be updating our Policy and Procedures manual.


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