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Hunter safety courses offered in Santa Rosa County

News Release

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in Santa Rosa 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

Aug. 7 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and Aug. 19 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Avalon Middle School
5445 King Arthurs Way in Milton

Aug. 9 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and Aug. 19 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Jay Community Center
5259 Booker Lane in Jay 

Traditional Course (must complete all days)

Aug. 7, 8, 14 and 15 (6 to 10 p.m. CDT) and Aug. 19 (7 to 10 a.m. CDT)
Avalon Middle School
5445 King Arthurs Way in Milton

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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