Posted: 12/09/2010 - Open burns in Florida
Posted: 12/09/2010 - Open burns in Florida
Posted: 12/09/2010 - The FWC wants to know what Floridians think about providing more daylight-hunting hours to alligator hunters. The public can comment via an online survey.
Posted: 12/07/2010 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is continuing a series of public workshops, including a special multi-location video workshop, to review its analysis of the latest red drum (redfish) stock assessment and discuss possible red drum rule changes.
Posted: 12/07/2010 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service veteran manager David Viker has been named the new chief of the Southeast Region’s National Wildlife Refuge System, Southeast Regional Director Cindy Dohner announced today (12-7).
Posted: 12/07/2010 - Recent cold weather means high numbers of manatees may be concentrated in warm-water refuges near power plants, rivers and springs throughout the state.
Posted: 12/06/2010 - Eleven young whooping cranes have completed more than one-third of their migration from Wisconsin to Florida. Video is attached to the story.
Posted: 12/02/2010 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wrapped up its two-day meeting Thursday in Weston, where Commissioners dealt with fishing and hunting opportunities for the public and significant conservation issues on land and in the water.
Posted: 12/02/2010 - The FWC approved a series of rule amendments Thursday, Dec. 2 to modify certain blue crab regulations.
Posted: 12/01/2010 - An easement will protect 6,996 acres of swamp and wetland forests, bogs swamp and hydric hammock.
Posted: 12/01/2010 - Curt McCasland is the new refuge manager and Mindy Gautreaux is the new deputy refuge manager of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Folkston, Georgia.
Posted: 11/30/2010 - FWC has a suggestion for anyone shopping for a boater this holiday. A new, comfortable, life jacket makes an ideal gift, and it could save someone’s life.
Posted: 11/30/2010 - Children will be out of school on winter break soon, and while the holiday season is upon us, so are several traditional hunting opportunities.
Posted: 11/29/2010 - FWC is continuing a series of public workshops, including a special multi-location video workshop, to review its analysis of the latest red drum (redfish) stock assessment and discuss possible red drum rule changes.
Posted: 11/29/2010 - The Supreme Court won't force Florida water managers to get permits to pump contaminated water from farmland into Lake Okeechobee.
Posted: 11/25/2010 - Manatees that winter in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Citrus County will be able to stay warm at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park this year.
Posted: 11/24/2010 - Georgia authorities say arson is to blame for a large wildfire that's engulfed more than 2,700 acres of swamp and forest near the Florida state line.
Posted: 11/19/2010 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) launched a program this week to help prevent vessels in state waterways from becoming derelict.
Posted: 11/19/2010 - In what may have more significant impact on future actions, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved the use of a financing plan under which the South Florida Water Management District bought some Everglades land from U.S. Sugar, but it may not be able to use the same type of financing going forward.
Posted: 11/18/2010 - Visitors encouraged to venture outdoors to a Florida state park holiday event.
Posted: 11/18/2010 - Story updated with Releases from Florida and Georgia as the Arabia Bay wildfire continues to burn.
Posted: 11/18/2010 - The Florida Supreme Court has approved financing for the state's purchase of 73,000 acres from U.S. Sugar Corp. for Everglades restoration.
Posted: 11/17/2010 - Although work is still under way, in early November, experts appointed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) began to review the information and data received on 61 state-listed species against Florida’s listing criteria.
Posted: 11/16/2010 - DEP releases a bucket list of 10 trails Floridians and visitors must experience.
Posted: 11/16/2010 - The U.S. Fish Wildlife Service's Coastal Program is celebrating its 25th year of conserving coastal wetlands and habitats for fish and wildlife across the country.
Posted: 11/16/2010 - Special event commemorates new park name honoring world-class explorer, diver, cinematographer and photographer.