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'Tis the season for gifts to support Florida wildlife

November 25, 2014 

All year long, residents and visitors to Florida can step outside and find places to watch and photograph wildlife as they hike beaches and trails, steer a boat along rivers and coastlines, fish clear waters, or hunt game in one of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) wildlife management areas.  

Further discussion needed for Lake Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans natural resource management

November 17, 2014 

Update on the Orange Creek Basin Stakeholder engagement process, follow-up to Sept. 25 meeting.  

Public input sought on permit request allowing lake restoration in north central Florida

September 19, 2014 

11 bodies of water are covered in the permit application. 

Public input needed for Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans lakes natural resource management

September 02, 2014 

Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort, Citra. 

FWC, partners see ultimate coral reef-building success

August 27, 2014 

Transplanted nursery-raised staghorn coral observed spawning 4 miles offshore of Marathon. 

Public meeting set for managing aquatic plants on Lake Hall

August 21, 2014 

Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Maclay Gardens State Park. 

Black bear curriculum helps kids learn about wildlife

August 15, 2014 

Giving schoolchildren a chance to learn all about Florida black bears is a great way to teach them about wildlife, while sharpening their skills in reading, math, science and problem solving. 

FWC to host public meeting on hydrilla treatment

July 29, 2014 

July 31 in the Osceola Co. Administration Building, Kissimmee. 

Public meeting to discuss Illinois pondweed on Winter Haven Chain of Lakes

July 14, 2014 

July 21 at Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Complex. 

New Critical Wildlife Area will protect nesting birds in south Florida

June 19, 2014 

Bird Island, in Martin Co., is considered among the top 10 waterbird colonies in south Florida.  

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