Hunter safety Internet completion course offered in Baker Co.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet
completion course in Baker County.
The course will be at the Dowling Building in
Olustee. Instruction will take place Feb. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon,
with the range portion from 1 p.m. until complete at the Osceola
Gun Range in Lake City.
Students must complete the Internet course prior to
coming to class and should bring a copy of the final report from
the online portion of the course. The final report doesn't have to
All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided
free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An
adult must accompany children under 16 at all times.
The hunter safety course is required for everyone
born on or after June 1, 1975, to purchase a Florida hunting
license. The FWC course satisfies hunter safety training
requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.
People interested in attending a 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 Lake City at 386-758-0525.