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FWC captures panther near the beach; relocates it to more suitable area

March 24, 2014 

Approximately 2-year-old male was far from where panthers are typically seen. 

Bass are back at Lake Trafford

March 24, 2014 

In mid-'90s, excessive muck created poor water quality, low oxygen levels leading to large fish kills. 

2 New York campers lose their lives in Suwannee River

March 24, 2014 

Couple was camping at a state park in White Springs. 

Beach-nesting shorebirds need peace and quiet to survive

March 24, 2014 

Nests, eggs and chicks are well-camouflaged, easily disturbed unless we know to watch out for them. 

Spiny lobster season closes April 1

March 24, 2014 

It will reopen Aug. 6. 

Public input sought on deer management in north, central Florida

March 21, 2014 

7 meetings scheduled between April 1 and April 24. 

Hunter safety course offered in Santa Rosa Co.

March 21, 2014 

April 1, 3, 8, 10 at Avalon Middle School in Milton. 

Dive boat operators face charges of illegally feeding sharks in state waters

March 20, 2014 

Fish feeding in Florida waters has been illegal since 2002. 

Prescribed burn scheduled for Lake Isabel

March 20, 2014 

Weather permitting, crews will burn 60 acres on March 21. 

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