Hunter safety course in Miami-Dade County
Thursday, May 06, 2010
Media contact: Lynne Hawk, 561-625-5122
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) will host a free hunter safety course May 14-16 in
Miami-Dade County. Attendance on all three days is required for
those seeking certification.
Students will learn about hunting laws, safe gun
handling and wildlife identification, among other topics, before
taking the final test. The course also includes live-firing
instruction on a shooting range.
The course will be at the Blue Lagoon Boat Ramp, N.W. 7th Street
and 57th Ave., Miami.
Instruction will take place May 14 from 6-10 p.m.,
May 15 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and May 16 from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Space is limited and reservations are required.
Participants can make reservations at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by
calling 561-625-5122. A statewide schedule of hunter safety
classes is available at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an
approved hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting
license. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under
16 years of age to all classes. To participate in the live-fire
exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental
release form signed by a parent or legal guardian.