Posted: 07/29/2012 - Patience lost because of a lack of action, Florida Audubon Society on Friday filed legal petitions to force the South Florida Water Management District to enforce more-stringent laws put in place five years ago to reduce phosphorus levels in the Everglades.
Posted: 07/22/2012 - Scientists say the population of lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico is exploding and they are worried about how it will affect the ecosystem.
Posted: 07/22/2012 - It's mating season for manatees and some aquarium officials are asking for privacy.
Posted: 07/22/2012 - The total number of turtle nests on Tybee Island is 17 and counting -- a record-breaking crop.
Posted: 07/16/2012 - If you go saltwater fishing in this state, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) researchers want to learn about your experiences and opinions through the new online Florida Saltwater Fishing Panel.
Posted: 07/16/2012 - The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning in the Apalachicola National Forest on July 16th.
Posted: 07/16/2012 - New editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are available at local tax collectors’ offices across the state.
Posted: 07/08/2012 - A loggerhead sea turtle rehabilitated in South Florida has been released back into the wild.
Updated: 07/06/2012 - The Big Bend Saltwater Classic is underway. This is the 24th anniversary of the event.
Updated: 07/03/2012 - The bald eagle population is increasing in Florida, which continues to be one of the top spots in the lower 48 states for bald eagles to nest and raise their young.
Posted: 06/25/2012 - It’s time, bay scallop harvesters! Get your snorkels, masks and dive flags ready. The recreational bay scallop harvest season starts July 1.
Posted: 06/20/2012 - Law enforcement agencies around the state and country are participating in “Operation Dry Water” this weekend. This nationwide public-education effort is designed to prevent alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. FWC officers, along with local law enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard, will crack down on boating under the influence (BUI) violations.
Updated: 06/19/2012 - Arrests made in illegal alligator poaching.
Posted: 06/10/2012 - A 3-year-old dolphin is being treated for severe pneumonia after a group of volunteers found her in southwest Florida
Updated: 07/09/2012 - The 2012 Gulf of Mexico red snapper recreational harvest season will close July 17 in state and federal waters; the last day of harvest is July 16.
Posted: 06/02/2012 - Florida and Georgia residents celebrate national fishing and boating week.
Posted: 06/02/2012 - Biologists say a whale that stranded on a northeast Florida beach will likely die, despite efforts to save it.
Posted: 05/31/2012 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will present a plan to restore fish and wildlife habitats at Lake Miccosukee and improve boater access to the lake at a public meeting in Monticello on Tuesday, June 5.
Posted: 05/25/2012 - The 2012 Gulf of Mexico red snapper recreational harvest season begins June 1 in state and federal waters. The last day of the 40-day season is July 10.
Posted: 05/25/2012 - The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Forest Service has issued a warning to Floridians to use fire responsibly while celebrating Memorial Day weekend because of dangerous wildfire conditions.
Posted: 05/25/2012 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is considering permanently adding two weeks to the end of the recreational season for bay scallops and it is asking the public to take this short survey to determine interest in the potential change.
Posted: 05/23/2012 - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding homeowners that bears are moving around, foraging for food and looking for mates.
Updated: 05/22/2012 - An environmental group has threatened a lawsuit against federal authorities for not moving more quickly to protect 25 amphibian and reptile species found in the southeast.
Posted: 05/09/2012 - The Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center in Jefferson County is offering weekly day-camp sessions this summer for youth ages 10-15 who are interested in hunting and related outdoor activities.