Posted: 07/01/2013 - Dubbed "crazy" because of their unpredictable behavior and tendency to swarm, experts say they are a threat to the local ecosystem as well as expensive electrical wiring and circuits.
Updated: 07/01/2013 - It's the 11th panther death recorded this year. Eight of those deaths have been caused by collisions with cars.
Posted: 06/29/2013 - The season was supposed open Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott asked wildlife officials to start the season early to include the weekend.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - Scallop season runs from July 1 to Sept. 24, with the first day of the closure on Sept. 25.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Workers on Friday plan to wrap bee-proof netting around blooming trees in the parking lot of an Oregon shopping center in an attempt to prevent the deaths of more bees.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - Environmental groups say the surveys, involving repeated bangs by air guns, can damage whales and baby dolphins.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Local fishing guides will teach you the tricks of the trade. The sessions help folks get comfy with being on the water, while an FWC officer reviews boating safety.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - Over the past two weeks, Flagler County deputies have responded to seven raccoon-related calls, including one that was "hissing and jumping" at school children at a bus stop.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - More stringent rules will begin on September 1.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) honored three young freshwater anglers, a team of two and an individual, with plaques for special accomplishments at the FWC’s public meeting in Lakeland Thursday.
Updated: 06/12/2013 - Temporary changes making it easier for divers to help control the lionfish population will be put into Florida rule soon.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - A California man accused of selling young nurse sharks over the Internet faces charges in South Florida.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes the Zestos and Rockland Grass Skippers are likely extinct.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - University of Florida scientists are hoping they have a second chance to save a rare Florida Keys butterfly.
Updated: 05/31/2013 - Commercial oyster harvest on the summer oyster bars of Apalachicola Bay waters will be shortened from seven days a week to five days a week starting June 1, when the summer bars open to harvest.
Posted: 05/31/2013 - Despite the small catch, the fishermen say they think the trip helped prove their point.
Posted: 05/29/2013 - Officials with a Central Texas wildlife refuge say twin giraffes have been born, marking just the second time such a birth has occurred in the U.S.
Posted: 05/29/2013 - The 2013 Gulf of Mexico recreational red snapper season begins June 1 in state and federal waters.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - Jungle Island in Miami is hosting a contest to name its first baby flamingo of the year.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park were named in the 23nd annual Top 10 Beach List for 2013. The list is produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, also known as “Dr. Beach,” a professor at Florida International University.