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Hunter safety course offered in Calhoun County

News Release

Monday, March 14, 2016

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Calhoun 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. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult 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 time is:

Calhoun County

March 26 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office,

20091 NW Maxie Waldorff Road in Blountstown

 

Those interested in attending this 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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