MDC offers free virtual course on handguns for deer hunting Dec. 9

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Kansas City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free virtual class in using handguns to hunt for white-tailed deer from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. This class will teach participants about the equipment and skills needed to hunt deer with a handgun. Regulations for handgun hunting will also be covered.

“Our staff are often asked about details of hunting with handguns,” said Nathan Woodland, MDC manager at the Parma Woods Shooting Range near Parkville. “People can attend this online session to get some answers on how to get started in handgun hunting this year.”

Instructors will also discuss topics such as wildlife identification, habits and habitats, safety, hunting strategies, and care of harvested game.

This class is open to participants ages 21 and older. Registration is required. To register, visit