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Hunter safety courses (FEB)

1002183_10151798765293879_1660872037_nFor immediate release: Feb. 1, 2016
Media contacts: Rebekah Nelson, 850-767-3619 or Karen Parker, 386-754-1294
Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in February

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in four counties in February. (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 locations and times are:

  • Santa Rosa
    Feb. 10 (6 to 10 p.m. CST)
    Jay Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane in Jay
       And Feb. 20 (7 -10 a.m. CST)
  • Jefferson
    Feb. 13 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST)
    Bar-C Ranch, 6022 Old Lloyd Road in Monticello
  • Gadsden
    Feb. 13 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST)
    Talon Range, 550 Commerce Blvd in Midway
  • Franklin
    Feb. 20 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST)
    Sheriff’s Department Training Facility 270 N. State Road 65 in Eastpoint