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FWC wraps up 2-day meeting in Apalachicola

February 24, 2011 

Commissioners enhanced fishing and hunting opportunities for the immediate and/or long-term future of these traditional, conservation-oriented activities and discussed important wildlife issues.  

FWC considers extending alligator hunting hours

February 24, 2011 

The FWC gave preliminary approval for an additional four hours of daylight-hunting to the state's recreational alligator hunting season, which runs Aug. 15 - Nov. 1 each year. 

Many FWC-managed lands get new dates for 2011-12 hunting season

February 24, 2011 

Making these adjustments will align the seasons on these areas more closely with the newly adopted zonal season dates, which took effect on private lands last year.  

FWC adds youth turkey hunts, modifies hog-dog hunts on public lands

February 24, 2011 

Most of these new rules apply to specific WMAs; however, two of them affect public hunting on a more statewide scale. 

FWC honors excellence in conservation, lifesaving

February 24, 2011 

Tim Breault receives the Louise Ireland Humphrey Achievement Award; Lt. Anthony Wright was presented the Lifesaving with Valor Award. 

FWC resolution highlights gopher tortoise conservation

February 24, 2011 

The resolution asked the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to not list the gopher tortoise in Florida as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. 

FWC selects 3 sites for anchoring, mooring program

February 24, 2011 

Commissioners selected the cities of Sarasota and St. Petersburg and Monroe County. A mooring field is a controlled area where boaters tie their vessels to a floating buoy, which is secured to the bottom of the waterway.  

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The FWC has teamed with other conservation organizations to offer youth hunts that are safe, educational and very affordable.

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