FWC News: Hunter safety course in Palm Beach County
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Media contact: Gabriella Ferraro, 561-625-5122
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission will host a free hunter safety course on Dec. 4 and 5 in
Palm Beach County. Attendance on both days is required for those
Students will learn about hunting laws, safe gun
handling and wildlife identification, among other topics, before
taking the final test. The course also includes live-firing
instruction on a shooting range. The course will be held at the
Everglades Youth Conservation Camp, 2100 Seminole Pratt Whitney
Road, West Palm Beach.
Space is limited and reservations are required.
Participants can make reservations at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by
Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an
approved hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting
license. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under
16 years of age to all classes. To participate in the live-fire
exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental
release form signed by a parent or legal guardian.