In a continued effort to reduce firearm accidents, the State of California requires all first time resident hunters, regardless of age, to complete hunter education training
or pass a comprehensive equivalency test before purchasing a hunting license. In collaboration with volunteer instructors, CDFW provides for hunter education throughout the state.
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The agency receives federal funds. Under federal law, discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, disability, etc. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility of this agency, please contact CDFW’s EEO Officer at (916) 653-9089 or EEO@wildlife.ca.gov, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the U.S. Department of the Interior, or contact their office as follows:
Chief, Public Civil Rights Division
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240