FWC offers hunter safety course in Okaloosa County
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 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 Okaloosa County Extension
Office, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach.
Instruction will be from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 23 and 24. The
range portion of the class will be Feb. 26 from 8-11 a.m.
An adult must accompany children under age 16 at
all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them
to take notes.
The hunter safety course is required before anyone
born on or after June 1, 1975, can purchase a Florida hunting
license. The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training
requirements for all other 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.