Hunter safety course offered in Jefferson County


Mar 11, 2001
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Hunter safety course offered in Jefferson County


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

The course will be at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center, 9194 S. Jefferson Highway in Monticello. Instruction will take place 6–9 p.m. April 25; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. April 26; and the range portion of the class will be 1-5 p.m., April 27.

Individuals who have taken the Internet course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online completion report and attend only the April 25 class from 6–10 p.m. and the April 27 range day.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Students are encouraged to bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

The hunter safety course is required for anyone 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 or by calling the FWC's regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.

Media Contact:
Dave Crosariol, 850-265-3676

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