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FWC hosts Lake Okeechobee habitat and fisheries management meeting

January 22, 2018 

The meeting will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the South Florida Water Management District Service Center, 3800 NW 16th Blvd., Suite A, Okeechobee, FL 34972.  

Explore the outdoors! Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area celebrates 75 years of Florida WMAs

January 18, 2018 

The FWC invites the public to enjoy this free, family-friendly Tosohatchee WMA event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event was rescheduled from a previously announced date. 

FWC installs fish attractors on Lake Talquin

January 17, 2018 

The FWC has installed a total of 100 fish attractors (artificial fish habitat) at four public fishing piers on Lake Talquin in order to enhance fishing opportunities for shore and bank anglers.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Broward County

January 12, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Broward County. 

Hunter safety courses offered in 4 counties

January 11, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Bowhunting course offered in Miami-Dade County

January 11, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Take a bowhunter education course in February

January 09, 2018 

Florida bowhunters will have an opportunity to attend a National Bowhunter Education Foundation certified bowhunter education course in Alachua County in February.  

Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in February

January 09, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. 

FWC requests assistance in identifying person who injured a hunter on Chipola River WMA

January 08, 2018 

On the morning of Dec. 29, 2017, an incident occurred on the Chipola River WMA near Waddell Mill Creek and Bump Nose Road in Jackson County, which resulted in Brendan Dew (DOB 10/1/1996), of Marianna, being struck in the leg by a single projectile. 

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Jan. 13 in Naples

January 08, 2018 

People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.  

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