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These things I take with me

August 01, 2011 

There are many things that I will take with me as I leave the Commission, including many memories, friendships and accomplishments. 

Hatchling sea turtles take enlightened path to survive

May 24, 2011 

Sea turtles begin nesting in March on the central-east Florida coast, with peak nesting from May through August.  

Florida’s hunting future looks bright

April 26, 2011 

Since 2005, 32 new public hunting areas have been added, totaling more than 141,000 acres. 

Florida’s outdoors has positive impact on people and economy

April 12, 2011 

While it is no secret that Florida has diverse recreational resources, the fiscal impact of fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing in Florida could surprise you. 

Night prowls a fun way to involve kids in conservation

March 22, 2011 

We often overlook the wildlife that come out at night, and this is a great way to get your children excited about conservation. 

FWC uses teamwork to manage exotic species, improve habitat

March 09, 2011 

Not only is releasing nonnatives into the wild illegal, it can be harmful to our native fish and wildlife. 

2011 destined to go down as a Florida fishing extravaganza

February 17, 2011 

Tournaments showcase record- and near-record-breaking catches, and we’re hearing from around the state about big bass and impressive catch numbers. 

Please don't feed the pelicans

February 08, 2011 

FWC staff and other experts worry about the overall health of brown pelican populations, so the Commission passed a rule in 2008 to stop the feeding of large numbers of pelicans.  

Working together helps Florida's resources

January 25, 2011 

To keep Florida a healthy, beautiful place in which to work and play, the FWC depends on its relationships with stakeholders, including boaters, hunters, anglers, birdwatchers, hikers and more.  

Prescribed fires benefit people and wildlife

January 11, 2011 

Fire is a powerful force that has dramatically shaped Florida’s natural environment in the past, as it continues to do so today. 

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FWC Facts:
The painted bunting is one of the most rapidly declining songbirds in the eastern U.S. Surveys show an astounding 4-6 percent annual decrease in its numbers from 1966 to 2007.

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