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Hunter safety course offered in Escambia Co.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Media contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676

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

The course will be held at W.J. Woodham Middle School, 150 E. Burgess Rd., Pensacola. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. June 12, 14, 19 and 21. The range portion of the class is June 23 from 7-10 a.m.

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

The hunter safety course is required for people born on or after June 1, 1975, to 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 850-265-3676. For more information on this course, call George Warthen at 850-265-3676.



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