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Take a bowhunter education course in February in Columbia County

January 05, 2016 

Florida bowhunters will have an opportunity to attend a National Bowhunter Education Foundation certified bowhunter education course Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. until noon in Columbia County. 

Hunter safety course offered in February for Taylor County

January 05, 2016 

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.  

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in February

January 05, 2016 

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. 

FWC begins removal of tree stands within three wildlife management area

January 05, 2016 

In January the FWC will begin the process of removing abandoned tree stands within the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor, Rotenberger and Holey Land WMAs.  

Road Closures on Box-R WMA

January 05, 2016 

The closure includes all of Sneads Hammock Road, Deep Slough Road, Buzzard Bay Road, West Boundary Road, and the portion of Huckleberry Lane from the Box-R Cottage driveway north to the Jackson River.  

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