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FWC offers hunter safety course in Leon Co.

News Release

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676

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

The course will be conducted in the second-floor conference room of the Farris Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. July 12, 14, 19 and 21. The range portion of the class is July 23. Attendance is required on all class dates and for the range portion.

An adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

People born on or after June 1, 1975, must successfully complete an approved 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.

Those 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.



FWC Facts:
The FWC is lead manager or landowner on about 1.1 million acres of Florida's Wildlife Management Area (WMA) system. More than 5.8 million acres of land are open for public hunting.

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