National Hunter Education Organizations: The International Hunter Education Association-USA (ihea-usa.org) and the National Bowhunter Education Foundation (nbef.org) develop hunter/bowhunter education standards, support hunting programs, and provide instructor training.
Missouri Conservation & Non-Government Organizations:
- The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) (confedmo.org) is the largest citizen conservation group in Missouri, with 80 clubs and more than 85,000 members. CFM is the Missouri affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.
- The Missouri Hunter Education Instructor’s Association (MHEIA) (mohuntered.com) members are current and former Missouri hunter education instructors who support and enhance hunter education programs in Missouri.
- The Missouri Hunting Heritage Federation (MHHF) (mhhf.us) conducts clinics for mentoring youth, supports hunting programs as part of the hunter education courses, and provides instructor training.
Industry, Business, and Clubs: Equipment manufacturers provide training materials for the safe use of their products. Local businesses and clubs often provide facilities and equipment for hunter education courses.