News Releases

Hunter safety courses offered in Jefferson County

News Release

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in Jefferson County.

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 location and times are:

Online-Completion Courses

Aug. 6 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Bar-C Ranch,
6022 Old Lloyd Road, Monticello

Aug. 7 (1-5 p.m.)
Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center,
9194 S. Jefferson Highway, Lamont

Traditional Course (must complete both days)

Aug. 6 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Aug. 7 (1-5 p.m.)
Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center,
9194 S. Jefferson Highway, Lamont

Those interested in attending these courses 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.



FWC Facts:
The FWC has many activities and events each year. Be sure to check out the FWC calendars.

Learn More at AskFWC