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FWC seeks public comment on Black Bass Management Plan

September 09, 2010 

To conserve and improve Florida's premier freshwater fisheries for residents and visitors, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been working with the public to develop a long-term Black Bass Management Plan. The FWC now seeks public review and comment on the first draft of the plan.  

Reminder: Balloon releases take a toll on wildlife

September 09, 2010 

With the start of football season, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds event organizers and other Floridians about a law prohibiting the release of more than nine lighter-than-air balloons within a 24-hour period.  

Bay scallop season closes Sept. 11

September 09, 2010 

The recreational harvest season for bay scallops closes on Sept. 11.  

FWC employees perform above and beyond to respond to oil spill disaster

September 09, 2010 

At the height of the oil spill, FWC employees tirelessly carried out responsibilities to protect our precious natural resources and preserve the scenic beauty of our great state.  

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FWC Facts:
Five species of sea turtles swim in Florida waters and nest on our beaches. All are classified as either threatened or endangered and are protected under state and federal laws.

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