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Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in September

News Release

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-754-1294

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in eight counties in September (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 dates and times are:

Alachua
Sept. 9 (8 a.m. until complete)
Gainesville 

Baker
Sept. 9 (8 a.m. to noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete) Lake City 

Bradford
Sept. 28 (6 to 9 p.m.) Starke and Sept. 30 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham 

Citrus
Sept. 16 (9 a.m. until complete)
Lecanto 

Clay
Sept. 14 (6 to 9 p.m.) Middleburg and Sept. 16 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham 

Columbia
Sept. 14 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Sept. 16 (8:30 a.m. until complete)
Lake City

Duval
Sept. 14 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Sept. 16 (8:30 a.m. until complete)
Jacksonville 

Lafayette
Sept. 9 (8 a.m. until complete)
Mayo 

The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. 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 Lake City at 386-758-0525.



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