The DNR is also offering an event for all to learn the basics of deer hunting on Saturday, Aug. 9. In hands-on stations, participants can learn how to track deer, find hunting land, safely place a deer stand, learn to shoot shotguns, rifles and bows, and about deer habits and habitat. The event will be noon-5 p.m. at the Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club near Forest Lake. Youth ages 10-and-older are welcome to attend accompanied by a guardian. Instructors will include DNR wildlife staff, DNR conservation officers, volunteers and members of the Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club. Register by calling 218-833-8628 or emailing [email protected] Registration is limited and there is a $10 per person or $15 per family fee.