September 12, 2016
The FWC continues to move forward with an unprecedented initiative to conserve some of Florida’s most vulnerable wildlife by designating and modifying Critical Wildlife Areas throughout Florida.
August 15, 2016
At the workshops, FWC staff explained how CWAs work and why they are needed, and addressed questions from attendees. The FWC will use the feedback received at these meetings to help evaluate the merits of each area for possible CWA establishment.
July 28, 2016
A public workshop for the proposed Withlacoochee State Forest Caves CWA will be held on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Withlacoochee Training Center, 24059 Childs Road, Brooksville.
July 20, 2016
The public workshop regarding a proposed CWA for Dot-Dash-Dit Islands in Manatee County has been rescheduled to Thursday, Aug. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The original posted date was July 21.
July 18, 2016
CWAs are established by the FWC under a Florida Administrative Code rule to protect important wildlife concentrations from human disturbance during critical periods of their life cycles, such as breeding, feeding or migration.
July 07, 2016
The workshop for Nassau Sound Bird Islands will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 14 at the Peck Center Auditorium in Fernandina Beach.
July 06, 2016
The goal of these workshops is to identify ways cities and counties can participate in protecting one of Florida’s threatened species.
July 05, 2016
The FWC is holding a rule development workshop on July 14 to gather additional public input on potential changes to the existing manatee protection zones in Collier County.
July 05, 2016
A 10-year plan for the management of Split Oak Forest WEA will be presented at a public hearing in Osceola County on Thursday, July 14. People are invited to the 7 p.m. hearing in the Osceola County Commission Chambers.
June 16, 2016
FWC staff will present the draft land management plan for the FWC-managed WEA, and people will be encouraged to comment and ask questions at the 7 p.m. hearing on June 28 at The Lake House in Spring Hill.