March hunter safety courses offered

February 18, 2015

Tristan Alan Jones
For immediate release: February 16, 2015
Contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525
 
March hunter safety (Internet-completion) courses offered

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in six counties in March. (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.
County                   Dates/Times                                        City
Alachua                  March 7 (8 a.m. until complete)              Gainesville
Baker                     March 14 (8 a.m. until complete)            Macclenny
Citrus                     March 14 (9 a.m. until complete)            Lecanto
Clay                        March 5 (6-9 p.m.) & 7 (8 a.m. – noon)  Keystone Heights
Levy                       March 27 (5-10 p.m.)                            Chiefland
Nassau                   March 28 (8 a.m. until complete)            Callahan

The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. 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.


Hunter safety courses (Traditional) offered in March

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free traditional hunter safety courses in two counties in March. (List follows.)
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. Students must attend all sessions to receive their certificate.

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.

County                    Dates/Time                                           City
Lafayette                March 7 & 8 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)               Mayo
Duval                      March 3, 5, 10, 12 (6-9 p.m.)                 Jacksonville
& 14 (8:30 a.m. to noon)

The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. 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.

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