Hunter safety course in Okaloosa Co.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is
offering a free hunter safety course in Okaloosa County.
The course will be at the Okaloosa County Extension Office, 127
W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Instruction is from 6 to 9
p.m. Sept. 26, 27, 28 and 29. The range portion of the class will
be Oct. 1 from 8 to 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
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