FWC offers hunter safety course in Okaloosa County
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Media contact: Dave Crosariol, 850-265-3676
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in
The course will be at the Okaloosa County Extension
Office, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach.
Instruction will be from 6 to 9 p.m. March 8, 9, 10 and 11.
The range portion of the class will be March 13.
An adult must accompany children who are under age
16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them
to take notes.
The state requires successful completion of a
hunter safety course before anyone born on or after June 1, 1975,
can purchase a Florida hunting license. The FWC course
satisfies hunter safety training requirements for all other states
and Canadian provinces.
People interested in attending this 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 Panama City at 850-265-3676.