Hunter safety internet-completion course offered in 12 counties for September
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in 12 counties during September. Hunter safety courses are designed to help students become safe, responsible and knowledgeable hunters and learn about conservation.
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 date and times are:
Sept. 7 (8 a.m. until complete) Gainesville
Sept. 7 (8 a.m. until noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete) Lake City
Sept. 26 (6 to 9 p.m.) Starke and Sept. 28 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham
Sept. 7 (9 a.m. until complete) Lecanto/Inverness
Sept. 5 (6 to 9 p.m.) Keystone Heights and Sept. 7 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham
Sept. 19 (6 to 9 p.m.) Orange Park and Sept. 28 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham
Sept. 14 (8 a.m. until complete) Lake City
Sept. 21 (9 a.m. until complete) Cross City
Sept. 19 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Sept.21 (8:30 a.m. until noon) Jacksonville
Sept. 14 (9 a.m. until complete) Trenton
Sept. 21 (1 p.m. until complete) Madison
Sept. 21 (8:30 a.m. until complete) Live Oak
Sept. 28 (9 a.m. until complete) Sanderson
The specific location 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.