Florida FWC Offers Free Hunter Safety Course

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

The course will be in the second-floor conference room of the Farris Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. July 14, 16, 21 and 23. The range portion of the class will be on July 25.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The FWC encourages students to bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

The hunter safety course is required before anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, can 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 in the Hunter Safety area of MyFWC.com or by calling the FWC's regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.