Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Site: Mailing address only

Service: Ontario Hunter Education Program

Record #: MID0571
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Oct 2020


Description (Service) Provides introductory information about ecosystems and wildlife management hunting laws and regulations such as:
  • hunter responsibilities
  • identification, biology, management of and hunting techniques for big game, small game and waterfowl
  • hunting and survival equipment
  • hunter's role in society.
It also reinforces the firearms safety information contained in the Canadian Firearms Safety Course.

New hunters of all ages must take hunter education training and pass an exam before they can purchase their first hunting licence

Service Details

Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Individuals 12 years and older
Application Courses and instructors are located across Ontario
  • use the website or call to identify local instructors and courses.
Languages English
Fees Program - Vary, contact local instructor for information.

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Peterborough, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone (705) 748-5785 ; 705-748-5785
E-Mail administrator@ohep.net
Website www.ohep.net/
Primary Contact Tammy Gunter, Admin Assistant
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Hunter Education Program; PO Box 957 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 7A5

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