Hunter safety course offered in Duval Co.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Duval County.
The course is Aug. 18 and 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students must attend both days to receive their certificate.
The location for this class will be given to those who register in advance by calling the regional office at 386-758-0525 or going to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
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.
People born on or after June 1, 1975, must complete the hunter safety course before purchasing a Florida hunting license. The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.
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 Lake City at 386-758-0525.