Nominate A Hunting Educator Today

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The Wisconsin DNR is accepting nominations for the 2023 Hunter Education Instructor of the Year, Hunter Education Group of the Year, and Archery Education Instructor of the Year awards.

Who is eligible? Current hunter and archery education instructors and hunter education groups that have significantly advanced hunter safety on a voluntary basis through extraordinary service.

“Hunter and archery education instructors are often pillars of their community who continue to advance the sport of hunting through providing high-quality safety training to the next generation of hunters,” says DNR Hunter Education Administrative Warden Lt. Michael Weber. “These awards are important so the program can continue to recognize the great work that our instructors and groups do.”

Extraordinary service can come in various forms, including recruiting new instructors, recruiting new students or hunters, the volume of courses taught or involvement in other activities in their community related to hunter education.

To nominate an individual or group, download the nomination form on the DNR’s volunteer webpage:

Then, email the completed form to by Feb. 15.