Posted: 02/14/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds hunters that there are changes this spring turkey season.
Posted: 02/14/2011 - In a move that has startled and concerned environmental groups, Gov. Rick Scott has proposed cutting the budgets of water management districts and wants more authority over how the independent taxing districts spend their money.
Posted: 02/11/2011 - Florida Division of Forestry , weather conditions permitting, will be conducting a prescribed burn at the corner of Tram Road and Capital Circle.
Posted: 02/09/2011 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the death of a whooping crane reported by an Alabama conservation officer at Weiss Lake, in Cherokee County Ala., on Jan. 28, 2011. The lake is located midway between Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga.
Posted: 02/07/2011 - An annual shark attack study reported the number of shark attacks increased worldwide in 2010 while declining in Florida for the fourth straight year.
Posted: 02/03/2011 - Investigators with FWC are seeing more instances of people buying or selling wild game meat online these days, so they have been cracking down on cyber-violators.
Posted: 02/01/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service established Feb. 5-6 as Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported a preliminary count of 4,840 manatees statewide during the annual synoptic survey. The survey took place Jan. 20 and Jan. 24.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - The Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society has recognized Jim Cox for his “professional achievement and contributions to the conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources” with the Herbert W. Kale, II Award.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board passed a resolution on Jan. 27 supporting the investigation of the recent killing of three whooping cranes in Calhoun County, Ga.
Posted: 01/27/2011 - The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 3,000 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today.
Posted: 01/26/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission advises anglers that the recreational harvest of all shallow-water groupers (gag, black, red, yellowfin, scamp, yellowmouth, rock hind and red hind) is prohibited from Feb. 1 through March 31 in all Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters off Florida, except in all waters of Monroe County.
Posted: 01/26/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) advises anglers that the recreational harvest season for spotted seatrout in North Florida will close for one month to help maintain spotted seatrout abundance.
Posted: 01/26/2011 - A report from three wildlife organizations is urging lawmakers to take steps to protect sea turtles.
Posted: 01/25/2011 - The harvest of blue crabs from traps in all waters of the St. Johns River system will reopen on Jan. 26.
Posted: 01/20/2011 - Two hundred forty-two cold-stunned sea turtles removed from St. Joseph Bay this winter were released Wednesday, Jan. 20 into the Gulf of Mexico off Cape San Blas in Gulf County.
Posted: 01/19/2011 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and a variety of public and private partners are advancing a collaborative approach to address landscape-scale land protection efforts to conserve wildlife and habitat in the greater Everglades landscape.
Posted: 01/14/2011 - The harvest of blue crabs from traps in all waters of Franklin County west to the Florida-Alabama border will reopen on Jan. 15.
Posted: 01/11/2011 - A yellow bullhead caught in the Crystal River on Dec. 17 is the new state record for that species, a type of catfish, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists.
Posted: 01/10/2011 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission documented 23 panther deaths in 2010.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning 2,842 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today, Jan. 7.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - Florida's first panther death for 2011 has been recorded in Hendry County.
Posted: 01/05/2011 - Two periods of unusually cold weather in 2010 contributed to the number of manatee deaths for the year being more than double the yearly average of the past five years.
Posted: 01/05/2011 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are investigating the suspicious deaths of three whooping cranes in south Georgia.