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Fishing advisory issued for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties

June 04, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) advises anglers and boaters in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties in Northwest Florida that oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill could soon reach coastal waters of these counties. 

State announces extra harvesting day for Apalachicola oysters

June 04, 2010 

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson and Chairman Rodney Barreto of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Friday that the summer oyster harvesting areas in the Apalachicola Bay System will now include harvest on Saturdays, giving fishermen six days of harvesting per week.  

Fernandina Beach free Kids' Fishing Clinic set for June 12

June 04, 2010 

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

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FWC Facts:
The Florida scrub-jay is a 12-inch-long, blue-and-gray, crestless jay. It lacks the white wing spots and tail feather tips of the more common and widespread blue jay.

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