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Free hunter safety 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 hunter safety course in Palm Beach County on March 21 and 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp, J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area, 12100 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, West Palm Beach. GPS will NOT work.

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 or by calling FWC’s South Region Office at 561-625-5122.

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