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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon Co.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Leon County.

The course will be at the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24.

To gain admittance, students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring a copy of the final report from the online portion of the course.  The final report form does not have to be notarized.

An adult must accompany children under 16 years of age at all times.  Students should 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 850-265-3676.



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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