FWC offers bowhunting course in Miami-Dade County
Friday, July 23, 2010
Media contact: Lynne Hawk, 561-625-5122
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) will host a bowhunting course in Miami-Dade County
the weekend of July 31-Aug. 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the
Saturday session and 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Have you ever wondered how the hunter fits into
modern-day conservation efforts?
Are you concerned about how to handle a bow and
These are just a few of the instructional areas
covered in the FWC's bowhunting course. Students also will
receive hands-on experience shooting a bow and arrow on the
range. The FWC encourages students to bring their own
Attendance on both days is required.
The free bowhunting course will be held at
Southridge Park, 11250 SW 192 St., Miami. From U.S. 1 or the
Turnpike, go west on Quail Roost Drive. Go south at SW 114th
Ave. Go east at SW 192nd St. Turn right into Southridge
Park at the fire hydrant.
Space is limited and reservations are required.
Please register online at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or call
561-625-5122. A statewide schedule of hunter safety and
bowhunting classes is also available on the FWC's website.
Parents or legal guardians must accompany children
under age 16 to all classes.