Bowhunting course is April 30 in Palm Beach Co.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will
host a free bowhunting course on April 30 from 8 a.m. - 6 p. m. in
Palm Beach County.
Have you ever wondered how the hunter fits into modern-day
conservation efforts? Are you concerned about how to handle a
bow and arrow? These are just a couple of the instructional areas
covered in the FWC's bowhunting course.
Students will also receive "hands-on" experience shooting a bow
and arrow on the range. Students are encouraged to bring their own
The course is at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp, 12100
Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33412.
Space is limited, and reservations are required. Participants
can make reservations at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety
or by calling 561-625-5122. A statewide schedule of hunter safety
classes is available at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under 16
years of age to all classes. To participate in the live-fire
exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental
release form signed by a parent or legal guardian.