Hunter safety course offered in Miami-Dade Co.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 561-625-5122
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will
host a free hunter safety course Aug. 26, 27 and 28 in Miami-Dade
Attendance on all three days is required.
Students will learn about hunting laws, safe gun handling and
hunter ethics/responsibility, among other topics, before taking the
final test. The course also includes live-firing instruction on a
The class is at the Trail Glades Shooting Range, 17601 S.W. 8th
Street in Miami. Register in advance by calling the FWC's South
Region office at 561-625-5122 or going online at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
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.