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Conservation slates rifle shooting class

Conservation slates rifle shooting class

October 4th, 2013 in News

The Missouri Department of Conservation is sponsoring an outdoor skills lesson in the basic rifle shooting from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2727 Wesley St.

There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration is required by Oct. 18. Participants can pre-register by calling 573-815-7901, ext. 3388.

Participants will learn the basics of rifle operation, firearms safety, maintenance and rifle shooting fundamentals. Rifle shooting techniques, matching a rifle with a scope and sighting will be discussed.

Participants can follow up this classroom session with practice on the range with a free rifle sight-in day from 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 9 at Scrivner Road Conservation Area.

Participants under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.