FWC adds Internet option to traditional hunter safety course
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676
Due to public demand, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) added a free hunter safety Internet-completion
course in Walton County.
The course will be at the Shooting Range, 955 Smith Road,
DeFuniak Springs. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30.
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
Individuals wishing to attend the traditional hunter safety
course, which the FWC publicized recently, may still register. It
is at the same location. Instruction for the traditional course is
from 6 to 9 p.m. July 25, 27 and 29, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July
An adult must accompany children under age 16 at all times.
Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take
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