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Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in July

News Release

Friday, July 08, 2016

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in two counties in July. (List follows.)

Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them.

All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.

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.

The locations and times are:

Jefferson
July 23 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Bar-C Ranch,
6022 Old Lloyd Road in Monticello

Escambia
July 27 (6 to 10 p.m.) & July 30 (7 to 10 a.m.)
Molino Community Center,
6450 Highway 95A in Molino

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 Panama City at 850-265-3676.



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