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Hunter safety courses offered in 2 additional counties in February

News Release

Friday, February 02, 2018

Huntsafely

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in two additional counties in February (List follows).

Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them.

All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.

Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

The locations and times are:

Escambia County

Online-completion Course
Feb. 28 (6 to 10 p.m. CST) & March 17 (7 to 10 a.m. CST)
Molino Community Center
6450 Highway 95A in Molino 

Santa Rosa County

Traditional Course (must complete all days)
Feb. 6, 8, 13, 15 (6 to 10 p.m. CST) & Feb. 17 (7 to 10 a.m. CST)
Avalon Middle School
5445 King Arthurs Way in Milton 

Online-completion Courses
Feb. 6 (6 to 10 p.m. CST) & Feb. 17 (7 to 10 a.m. CST)
Avalon Middle School
5445 King Arthurs Way in Milton 

Feb. 7 (6 to 10 p.m. CST) & Feb. 17 (7 to 10 a.m. CST)
Jay Community Center
5259 Booker Lane in Jay 

Those 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 Panama City at 850-265-3676.



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