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Nov. 22 workshop to discuss black bear conservation in Panhandle

November 16, 2011 

6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Civic Center 

FWC moves to protect tiger sharks, hammerheads

November 16, 2011 

Top predators rely on Florida waters to survive. 

Recreational, commercial fishermen to benefit from spotted seatrout management

November 16, 2011 

Stock assessment had indicated numbers were consistently exceeding the annual management goal across the state. 

Successful red drum management prompts FWC to up bag limit

November 16, 2011 

The changes take effect Feb. 1, 2012. 

FWC changes gag, red grouper management in Gulf, soon achieving consistency w/federal protections

November 16, 2011 

The changes add protections for gag grouper, increase bag limit for red grouper. 

Fishing associations honor 6 FWC employees for conservation work

November 16, 2011 

One is the new head of the Div. of Marine Fisheries Mgt.; the other 5 are with the Div. of Law Enforcement. 

Duck-hunting blind on Guana River WMA serves persons with disabilities

November 16, 2011 

The blind is suitable for duck hunting or wildlife viewing. 

Lake Harris hydrilla treatments in November

November 16, 2011 

The treatment will be on about 800 acres on the southwest side of the lake. 

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