If you need information pertaining to Florida's Youth Hunter Education Challenge or about Florida's Hunter Safety Program, please contact the office located in your region between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The state FLYHEC Coordinator is George Warthen, and can be reached at (352) 625-2804 or via email at

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Northwest Region-Panama City
Will Burnett, Coordinator
Julia Will, Staff Assistant
(850) 265-3767
North Central Region, Lake City
Steve Robbins, Coordinator
Karen Little, Staff Asst.
(386) 758-0525
Southwest Region - Lakeland
John Weatherholt, Coordinator
Carrie Ream, Staff Assistant
(863) 648-3200
Northeast Region, Ocala
JoAnne Peagler, Coordinator
Janie Clere, Staff Assistant
(352) 625-2804
South Region, West Palm Beach
Lynne Hawk, Coordinator
Susan Harrass, Staff Assistant
(561) 625-5122

FWC Facts:
The Junior Hunter Safety Program offers a series of 3 free courses for grades K-5, providing information on firearm safety, outdoor ethics and conservation.

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