RAPID CITY, SD (October 9, 2023) – The National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) continues to be at the forefront of enhancing the bowhunting experience, offering an array of educational tools designed to increase success and safety for bowhunters. These educational aids are designed to improve shot accuracy for quicker harvests and game recovery.
Advanced Anatomy and Shot Placement Guides for Whitetail Deer, Turkey, Elk and Black Bear Each guide offers transparent overlays and accompanying text specific to the respective species, for both firearm hunters and bowhunters. These guides are essential resources for hunting guides, hunter education instructors and informed hunters, ensuring ethical and precise shot placement for successful hunts. Part of the International Bowhunter Education Program Hunter Responsibility Series. Suggested retail price: $12.50 each.
Mini 3D Durable Deer Foam Model Get hands-on with the Mini 3D Deer Foam Model, an ultra-realistic model molded from high-quality, durable foam and exclusively crafted for NBEF by Rinehart Targets. This model provides a tactile understanding of shot placement, with the reverse side revealing vital organs and major bones. A stick pin is included to demonstrate shot placement, making it an essential tool for refining your hunting skills. Suggested retail price: $75.00. Sale price: $65.00.
The Mini 3D Durable Foam Bear Model An excellent addition to hunter education classes and hunter certification courses, the Mini 3D Durable Foam Bear Model is molded from high-quality, durable foam and exclusively crafted for NBEF by Rinehart Targets. This realistic model features a cutaway design on the reverse side, exposing vital organs and major bones, while a stick pin is included for practical shot placement demonstrations. Measuring 12.5” in length and 8.25” in height, this model is a valuable educational tool. Suggested retail price: $75.00. Sale price: $65.00.
The 3D Whitetail Deer Anatomy Sectional Ideal for hunter education classes and hunter certification courses, the 3D Whitetail Deer Anatomy Sectional is a life-size, pre-drilled model that demonstrates arrow shot placement on white-tailed deer. This educational tool comes complete with a removable magnetic scapula and a display stand. Please allow for possible extended lead times when ordering this product. Suggested retail price: $250.00.
Executive Director of NBEF Marilyn Bentz emphasizes the importance of using reference information and tools to ensure safer and more successful hunts. “As stewards of our sport, it’s important to educate ourselves using the best learning tools available,” shared Bentz.
NBEF helps bowhunters learn to be safe, successful and stewards of the sport. NBEF offers bowhunting instructional items, books, videos, 3-D models, apparel and more at nbef.org.
The National Bowhunter Education Foundation offers instructional content and tools for bowhunter education classes in the US. Helping bowhunters become safe and successful hunters and stewards of the sport are important NBEF missions. NBEF provides the bowhunter certification standards and class content that some states and certain circumstances require in order to bow hunt. NBEF provides instructor training and certification.
NBEF oversees the International Bowhunter Education Program and works with the International Hunter Education Association and state agencies to coordinate a unified program. States may have additional requirements. Europe and other countries accept the NBEF (IBEP) certification and conduct classes.
NBEF also oversees the International Crossbow Education Program and works with state agencies responsible for crossbow education to develop comprehensive online crossbow safety courses that teach students important laws and regulations, game identification, and safe, responsible handling of crossbow equipment.
NBEF is a 501(c)3 corporation that isn’t a membership-based organization. Tax-deductible donations to support this non-profit are welcome.
Learn more at nbef.org.
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