Hunter safety courses (October 2016)

September 14, 2016

282432_4235775368663_1132307266_nFor immediate release: Sept. 12, 2016
Contact: Karen Parker, 386-754-1294
 
Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in October

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in 13 counties in October. (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 dates and times are:
Alachua
Oct. 15 (8 a.m. until compete)
Gainesville

Baker
Oct. 1 (8 a.m. until noon) in Macclenny
and (1 p.m. until complete) in Lake City

Oct. 22 (8 a.m. until noon) in Macclenny
and (1 p.m. until complete) in Lake City

Bradford
Oct. 20 (6 to 9 p.m.) in Starke
and Oct. 22 (8 a.m. until complete) in Graham

Citrus
Oct. 8 (9 a.m. until complete)
Homosassa

Clay
Oct. 6 (6 to 9 p.m.) in Middleburg
and Oct. 8 (8 a.m. until complete) in Graham

Oct. 13 (6 to 9 p.m.) in Keystone Heights
and Oct. 15 (8 a.m. until complete) in Graham

Columbia
Oct. 13 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Oct. 15 (8:30 a.m. until complete)
Lake City

Dixie
Oct. 8 (9 a.m. until complete)
Cross City

Duval
Oct. 6 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Oct. 8 (8:30 a.m. until complete)
Jacksonville

Gilchrist
Oct. 15 (8:30 a.m. until complete)
Trenton

Hamilton
Oct. 14 (6 to 9 p.m.) in White Springs
and Oct. 15 (8:30 a.m. until complete) inLake City

Levy
Oct. 15 (9 a.m. until complete)
Chiefland

Nassau
Oct. 7 (6 to 9 p.m.) and Oct. 8 (8 until 11 a.m.)
Yulee

Suwannee
Oct. 12 (6 to 9 p.m.) in Wellborn
and Oct. 15 (8:30 a.m. until complete) in Lake City

The specific locations for this class 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 October for Lafayette, Madison counties

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free traditional hunter safety courses in two counties in October. See below.

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.

The dates and times are:
Lafayette
Oct. 15 and 16 (from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.)
Mayo

Madison
Oct. 17, 18, 19 (7 to 10 p.m.) and Oct. 22 (2 p.m. until complete)
Madison

The specific locations for this class 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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