FWC offers hunter safety course in Jefferson County
Monday, July 12, 2010
Media contact: George Warthen, 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 Beau Turner Youth
Conservation Center, 9194 S. Jefferson Highway in Monticello.
Instruction will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17 and 1-5
p.m. July 18.
Students who have taken the Internet course and
wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online
completion report and attend only the July 18 class from 1-6
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with
them to take notes.
Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must take the
hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting
license. The FWC course satisfies hunter safety training
requirements for all 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.
To get to the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center
from Interstate 10, take Exit 225 (U.S. 19) in Jefferson County and
go south for 4.2 miles. The center will be on your right.
From U.S. 27, turn north onto U.S. 19 in Jefferson
County and go approximately 1/3 of a mile; look for the center on