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Hunter safety internet-completion course offered in Jefferson County

News Release

Monday, February 06, 2017

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety internet-completion course 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 time and location is:

Feb. 11 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST)
Old Fields Plantation
396 Booth Lane in Monticello

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.



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