The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Okaloosa County.
The course will be at the Okaloosa County Extension Office, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Instruction will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8, 9, 10 and 11; the range portion of the class will be Sept. 12.
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 MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.