FWC offers hunter safety course in Walton County

October 21, 2011

Class held in DeFuniak Springs Nov. 5 – 6

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

The course is at the Shooting Range, 955 Smith Road in DeFuniak Springs. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

An adult must accompany children under age 16 at all times. Students should 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 at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.