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Free hunter safety course offered in Escambia County

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

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

The course takes place at Booker T. Washington High School, 6000 College Parkway, Pensacola. Instruction is from 6 to 10 p.m. CST Sept. 8, 9, 14 and 16. The range portion will be Sept. 19 from 7 to 10 a.m. Directions and a map to the range will be handed out in class.

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 MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling Hunter Safety Coordinator Will Burnett at the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.



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