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Hunter safety classes set for Jefferson, Wakulla counties

Posted at 3:16 AM, Feb 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 05:05:00-05

(WTXL) - Free hunter safety internet completion classes will be offered in Jefferson and Wakulla counties in February by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

In Wakulla County, the class will be February 10 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, St. Marks, FL 32355.

In Jefferson County, the class will be February 24 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Jefferson Correctional Institution, 1050 Big Joe road in Monticello.

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 states.

People interested in attending a course can register online at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC's regional office in Panama City at (850) 265 - 3676.