February 08, 2016
The FWC on Feb. 9, will begin removing 27 acres of floating plant material in Lake Istokpoga’s Big Island Marsh in Highlands County. The project is scheduled to take about two months. The plant removal includes cattail, primrose and burhead sedge, which will reduce the negative effects of decaying plant material on the marsh.
January 29, 2016
The FWC will treat portions of Lake Kissimmee in Osceola County for hydrilla the first week of February.
December 18, 2015
An inflatable life jacket could possibly be the best gift any boater could hope for during the holidays. Add either an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) or Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) under the tree and you’re assured the boater in your life will be safer on the water.
December 11, 2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will treat hydrilla in portions of Lake Butler and Lake Tibet on Dec. 15, weather permitting.
December 01, 2015
The FWC's Fish Kill Hotline remains an invaluable resource for the public and science community. Entering its 21st year, the hotline continues its mission of investigating fish kills and building a broad index of data for further scientific research and management.
December 01, 2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will conduct aquatic plant control treatments via helicopter on portions of Lake Istokpoga during the first and second weeks of December, weather permitting. Plant species targeted for treatment are hydrilla, water primrose, cattail and pickerelweed.
November 24, 2015
This holiday season, consider gifts to show your support of wildlife and help carry on the tradition of spending time with family and friends on Florida’s beautiful beaches, waterways and wildlife conservation areas.
November 10, 2015
The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Cypress for the week beginning Monday, Nov. 16. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions.
November 05, 2015
The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Tohopekaliga in the week beginning Monday, Nov. 9. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions.
November 02, 2015
The reservoir will be 7 feet below normal water level for over three months from the middle of November 2015 to the beginning of March 2016