Communication with Bert Frost and Elaine Leslie of the NPS 2.14.13

Completing a state-sactioned hunter education course is not a National Park Service Requirement requirement. Existing training includes:
o NPS Federal law enforcement managers undergo rigorous law enforcement training, quarterly weapons qualifications, all of which are mandated and regulated under federal regulation. Natural Resource Managers undergo training and qualifications for such practices as culling, wildlife research activities and the dispatch of injured wildlife as necessary. Federal NPS managers qualify with both traditional and non lead ammunition.
o NPS is currently developing a comprehensive natural resource law and policy training for NPS natural resource managers.