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Hunter safety internet-completion course offered in 12 counties for September

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Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-754-1294 Release Date: 08-07-2019   All Articles Tags:

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:

Alachua
Sept. 7 (8 a.m. until complete) Gainesville

Baker
Sept. 7 (8 a.m. until noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete) Lake City

Bradford
Sept. 26 (6 to 9 p.m.) Starke and Sept. 28 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham

Citrus
Sept. 7 (9 a.m. until complete) Lecanto/Inverness

Clay
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

Columbia
Sept. 14 (8 a.m. until complete) Lake City

Dixie
Sept. 21 (9 a.m. until complete) Cross City

Duval
Sept. 19 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Sept.21 (8:30 a.m. until noon) Jacksonville

Gilchrist
Sept. 14 (9 a.m. until complete) Trenton

Madison
Sept. 21 (1 p.m. until complete) Madison

Suwannee
Sept. 21 (8:30 a.m. until complete) Live Oak

Union
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.

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