FWC offers hunter safety course in Bay County
Friday, September 24, 2010
Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Bay
The course will be conducted at Gulf Coast
Community College, in the second-floor lecture hall of the Student
Union East building, 5230 West U.S. 98 in Panama City.
Instruction will be from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5, 7, 12 and 14. The
range portion of the class will be Oct. 16 from 7-11 a.m.
People who have taken the Internet course and wish
to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion
report and attend only the Oct. 5 class from 6-10 p.m. and the Oct.
16 range day.
An adult must accompany children under the age of
16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper
with them to take notes.
Successful completion of an approved hunter safety
course is required for people born on or after June 1, 1975, before
they can purchase a Florida hunting license. The FWC course
satisfies hunter safety training requirements for all other states
and Canadian provinces.
People interested in attending this course can
register online and obtain information about future hunter safety
classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC's regional
office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.