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Delicate balance of birds nesting on Florida shores requires beachgoers to be aware

March 29, 2012 

Nests, eggs and young are often hard to see on the sand. 

Spiny lobster, grouper, vermilion snapper recreational openings, closures start April 1

March 29, 2012 

Atlantic vermilion snapper and several species of Gulf of Mexico grouper among those opening April 1.  

Free Kids Fishing Derby at Tenoroc

March 29, 2012 

The April 7 event includes activities for the whole family. 

Airboat rolls over; operator dies

March 27, 2012 

Passenger survives Tuesday morning accident on Rodman Reservoir. 

Camp Blanding bear cubs examined by FWC biologists

March 27, 2012 

The pair of 8-week-old cubs are the first documented bears born on the base. 

Changes coming April 1 for Monroe County commercial king mackerel harvesters

March 27, 2012 

Commercial fishermen will not have to travel as far to sell their catch. 

Hunter safety course in Collier Co.

March 27, 2012 

March 31 - April 1 in Ochopee. 

4 Fla. counties open April 1 to gag grouper recreational harvest

March 26, 2012 

The regional season ends June 30 and is for 2012 only.  

FWC to host Wildlife Alert fundraiser race

March 26, 2012 

Saturday, April 7 in Tallahassee. 

FWC hoping to identify boat that struck Grand Lagoon dock

March 23, 2012 

Bay County homeowner discovered the damage March 16. 

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