Hunter safety course offered in Bay Co.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is
offering a free hunter safety course in Bay County.
The course will be held at Gulf Coast State College, in the
second-floor lecture hall of the Student Union East building, 5230
West U.S. 98 in Panama City. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept.
6, 8, 20 and 23. The range portion of the class is Sept. 24 from 7
to 11 a.m.
Students who have taken the Internet course and wish to complete
the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report and
attend only the Sept. 6 class from 6 to 10 p.m. and the Sept. 24
class from 7 to 11 a.m.
An adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all
times. Students are encouraged to bring a pencil and paper with
them to take notes.
The hunter safety course is required for people born on or after
June 1, 1975, to 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