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FWC moves to simplify saltwater rules in 3 counties

June 18, 2014 

Outdated or redundant regulations removed for Gilchrist, Indian River, Manatee counties. 

FWC’s Mike Orlando receives Chairman Rodney Barreto Award

June 18, 2014 

Orlando is often praised for his ability to reach diverse audiences about the plight of the black bear. 

FWC combats lionfish invasion with fishery management changes

June 18, 2014 

Changes take effect Aug. 1. 

Fishing association honors FWC marine fisheries employee for conservation work

June 18, 2014 

Jim Estes receives Capt. Phil Chapman Conservation Award. 

Fishing association honors FWC officer

June 18, 2014 

Officer Craig Baker presented with award from Florida Guides Assoc. 

Spirit of Tarpon Challenge announces 2013 winners, shifts focus to northern waters in 2014

June 18, 2014 

Volunteer anglers have submitted nearly 20,000 tarpon DNA samples to date. 

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The spatulate bill of the roseate spoonbill has sensitive nerve endings that help it detect prey, and the shape helps the bird move sediment and catch the prey.

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