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FWC polling recreational bay scallop harvesters through online survey

May 25, 2012 

The survey will run until June 6. 

Gulf of Mexico red snapper season begins June 1

May 25, 2012 

The 40-day season will run through July 10. 

Atlantic snook, Gulf amberjack to close in state waters

May 25, 2012 

Seasonal closures help sustain, improve the fisheries for the future. 

Apalachicola oyster harvest now includes weekends

May 24, 2012 

Commission-approved change takes effect June 1. 

Boaters: Think safety during Memorial Day weekend

May 24, 2012 

FWC reminds boaters to wear their life jackets. 

Be ‘bear aware’

May 23, 2012 

Homeowners reminded that bears are moving around, foraging for food and looking for mates. 

Gopher Tortoise Management Plan draft updated, ready for public input

May 22, 2012 

Comments accepted through June 25. 

Hunter safety course in Miami-Dade Co.

May 22, 2012 

May 25-27 at the Dade County Extension Office. 

Hunter safety course in Palm Beach Co.

May 22, 2012 

May 26 at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp. 

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Breeding season for Florida black bears is summer, with the peak occurring from about mid-June through July.

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