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FWC data show increase in bear population

June 10, 2015 

In the North BMU, the study shows the black bear population estimate is more than 500 bears, more than double the estimate from 2002. In the Central BMU, the population estimate is more than 1,200 bears, an increase of nearly 30 percent over the previous estimate. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Leon County

June 10, 2015 

People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling Hunter Safety Coordinator Will Burnett at the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Monroe County

June 09, 2015 

The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 21 at Kiffney’s Firearms & Indoor Range, 105910 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 106, Key Largo. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

June 03, 2015 

The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13 at Markham Park Shooting Range, in the clubhouse near the trap and skeet fields, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in July

June 02, 2015 

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

Summer best time to take a hunter safety class

June 01, 2015 

Even if you were born before June 1, 1975, and are exempt from having to take the class, it’s still a good idea, because you’ll learn so much. The FWC encourages beginning hunters to do so. Even the most experienced hunter will learn something new, which will help him or her become an even better hunter – and a safer one. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Washington County

May 29, 2015 

The course takes place at Hard Labor Creek Shooting Sports, 2131 Clayton Road, Chipley. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT, June 6. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

May 27, 2015 

The course will be June 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach. 

Information sought regarding unlawful harvest of alligator in Jackson County

May 22, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking information regarding the unlawful harvest of an alligator in Jackson County. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

May 13, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward County. 

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