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Free bowhunting education course offered in Palm Beach County

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Media contact: Liz Barraco, (850) 556-2269

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free bowhunting education course in Palm Beach County on March 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gator Guns & Archery Center, 2154 Zip Code Place, #7, West Palm Beach.

Students will learn about safe and responsible tree stand usage, big game shot placement and recovery. The course will provide students with hands-on experience shooting a bow and arrow on the range. Students are encouraged to bring their own equipment.

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 may register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122.



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