|Discover nature with MDC by taking part in the muzzleloader skills class Sept. 22.|
Registration is required by.
BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) by taking part in a muzzleloader skills class. The class will be held, from , at Rocky Fork Conservation Area (CA) Shooting Range located north of Columbia off RT 63. Registration is required by .
"Muzzeloading can be a fun and exciting experience for the entire family," said MDC Outdoor Skills Specialist Brain Flowers.
Participants will learn the historic and unique experiences of hunting with a muzzleloader. From black powder safety to selecting the proper load, all aspects of historic muzzleloaders will be covered in the class. Also participants will have the opportunity to fire a variety of muzzleloading firearms.
"Black powder firearms provide a connection to the past while also allowing a hunter to harvest a variety of game," Flowers said.
Discover Nature programs are designed to help Missourians explore nature & master outdoor skills together. This program is open to adults and children 11 or older. Those ages 17 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.