Hunter safety course offered in Nassau Co.
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Nassau County.
The course is July 16, 18 and 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., and the range portion will be July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Students must attend all sessions to receive their certificate.
The location for this class will be given to those who register in advance by calling the regional office at 386-758-0525 or going to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.
Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.
Those interested in attending a 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 Lake City at 386-758-0525.