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Crystal River woman dies in boating accident

April 19, 2010 

A Crystal River resident died in a single-vessel accident Saturday afternoon in Citrus County, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators.  

Special season for capture and removal of reptiles of concern ends, future opportunities to be offered

April 19, 2010 

The six-week special season for capture and removal of reptiles of concern from state-managed lands around the Everglades has come to an end with no reported harvests. 

FWC sets workshops for local governments on imperiled species conservation

April 19, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold regional workshops for local government personnel in May. 

Apply for alligator hunting permits on May 5

April 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin accepting applications May 5 for a chance to obtain highly coveted permits to participate in the statewide alligator harvest.  

FWC to hold public workshops on fox/coyote enclosures

April 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold two public workshops to discuss proposed changes to captive wildlife regulations.  

FWC to hold public workshop on captive wildlife issues

April 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Tallahassee Friday, April 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. to allow the public to discuss proposed changes to captive wildlife regulations. 

Naples Kids' Fishing Clinic set for April 24

April 16, 2010 

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling an appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Naples Kids' Fishing Clinic.  

FWC will revisit fox and coyote chase issue in June

April 16, 2010 

In a couple of months, the seven Commissioners of the FWC will revisit whether to allow hunters to run foxes and coyotes in enclosures in the state. 

Active bears roam for food in the spring

April 14, 2010 

Florida's black bears are seen regularly in the Panhandle during the spring as they search for food. The woods provide them with all the sustenance they need, from berries to seasonal plants, but if given the opportunity of easy pickings, bears will seek out residential areas for feasting.  

Experience science firsthand at MarineQuest 2010

April 13, 2010 

The free open house takes place Saturday, April 17. 

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