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New Hunter Mentor Program


The New Hunter Mentor Program is a course that targets new hunters into the sport of grouse and woodcock hunting. The course teaches gun safety, marksmanship, shooting, dog handling, field skills and habitat awareness and mapping to promote future upland hunters.

Program Angler and Hunter Recruitment and Retention Grants

Status Completed

Dates 05/06/2016 - 06/29/2017

Project Manager N/A

Grant Recipient Ruffed Grouse Society

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Heritage Enhancement Fund, Game and Fish Fund

Grant Amount $15,309

Expended $78,448

Statutory Reference M.L. 2016, Ch. 189, Art. 3, Sec. 3, Subd. 8

Activity Type(s) Education/Outreach/Engagement

Primary County


Latest Indicator Number of events

Target N/A

Measurement 1 Event

Measurement Summary 1 program with multiple instructional sessions, culminating in a mentored hunt.