RAPID CITY, SD (November 15, 2021) – Looking for $5 gift ideas? Bowhunters and crossbow hunters can learn about the history and rationale for urban bowhunting or learn ways to improve safety and success. The National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) offers these convenient guides that can be carried into the field for reference.

Urban Bowhunting Guide Booklet  A guide for addressing urban deer problems with the use of responsible bowhunting. An objectively presented collection of history, information, and rationale for using bowhunters and bowhunting to manage urban game animals. $5.00

“Today’s 3 In 1 Responsibility Guide” Booklet for Hunters A Hunter’s Guide to Safe and Responsible: Tree Stand Usage, Big Game Shot Placement, and Big Game Recovery. This 80-page booklet contains all three guides to a safe and responsible hunt. Written for hunting with a bow or firearm. The future of all hunting depends on hunter and bowhunter education. Packed with hunting safety and hunting ethics information for beginners as well as good refresher for experienced hunters. Handy size fits into a pocket or pack. Don’t go on a hunt without it! $5.00

“Today’s Crossbow” Addendum Manual for Hunter Education Up-to-date information on the safe and proper handling of equipment, safe tree stand hunting and the basics of hunting with a crossbow. This booklet is designed for use as supplemental information to a hunter ed or bowhunter ed program. $5.00

“The Urban Bowhunting Guide’s content provides background information that helps hunters talk about this sometimes-controversial issue in a thoughtful way,” explained NBEF Executive Director Marilyn Bentz. “We’re happy to offer these guides that reinforce safety messages and ethical practices.”

NBEF helps bowhunters be safe, successful and stewards of the sport. NBEF offers bowhunting instructional items, books, videos, 3-D models, apparel and more at nbef.org.

About NBEF

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.



Kim Emery, Firefly Publicity, kim@fireflypublicity.com