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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County.

The course will be at the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office Otter Creek Range, 65 Qualify Lane, Crawfordville.  Instruction will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16.

Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and should bring a copy of the final report from the online portion of the course.  The final report form does not have to be notarized.
An adult must accompany children under 16 years of age at all times.  Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

People born on or after June 1, 1975, must complete the hunter safety course before they can purchase a Florida hunting license.  The FWC course satisfies hunter safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

Anyone 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.



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