About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Massachusetts Hunter’s Ed Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain hunter education certification from Hunter Ed. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about hunter safety.

Example of a habitat
  • Leave the land better than you found it.
  • Adhere to fair chase rules.
  • Know your capabilities and limitations as a marksman, and stay within your effective range.
  • Strive for a quick, clean kill.
  • Ensure that meat and usable parts are not wasted.
  • Treat both game and non-game animals ethically.
  • Abide by game laws and regulations.
  • Cooperate with conservation officers.
  • Report game violations.