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Help plan the future of Hilochee Wildlife Management Area

December 01, 2014 

Dec. 16 public hearing at 7 p.m. in Tavares. 

'Tis the season for gifts to support Florida wildlife

November 25, 2014 

The FWC has gift ideas that should please almost anyone who appreciates Florida wildlife. 

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in West Palm Beach

October 08, 2014 

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp. 

FWC now manages campgrounds on Grassy Point

October 07, 2014 

Northwest Florida Water Mgt. District recently donated the parcel to FWC. 

Learn, have fun at Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival Oct. 11

September 15, 2014 

15th annual festival will be held in Umatilla. 

Public sightings of Florida panthers, bears going strong, helping FWC biologists

August 25, 2014 

Biologists learning more about what areas of Florida provide viable habitat for these species. 

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.  

FWC takes action to protect Everglades area wildlife

June 19, 2014 

Plan addresses short-term high-water impacts while ongoing and planned longer-term restoration efforts are being completed. 

FWC offers expanded outdoor opportunities in June

June 03, 2014 

Gov. Rick Scott has proclaimed June to be Great Outdoors Month. 

Transform your yard into a haven for wildlife

May 21, 2014 

Popular guide, "Planting a Refuge for Wildlife," is available again. 

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