News Releases

Hunter safety courses offered in Escambia County

News Release

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

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

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

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:

Online-completion Courses

April 19 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and May 6 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Molino Community Center
6450 Highway 95A in Molino

April 24 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and May 6 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Langley Bell 4-H Club Center
3730 Stefani Road in Cantonment

Traditional Course (must complete all days)

April 24, 26 & May 1, 3 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and May 6 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Langley Bell 4-H Club Center
3730 Stefani Road in Cantonment

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.



FWC Facts:
The manatee is an endangered species - protected by state and federal law.

Learn More at AskFWC