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Free hunter safety course offered in Broward, Palm Beach counties

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Media contact: Liz Barraco, 850-556-2269

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

  • Broward County: May 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
    200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach.
  • Palm Beach County: May 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Everglades Youth Conservation Camp, J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area
    12100 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, West Palm Beach
    (GPS will not work for this address).

Students must complete an 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 the age of 16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

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.

People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at or by calling the FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122.

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