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Gulf snook to close in Gulf state, federal waters

April 23, 2014 

Closure begins May 1; recreational harvest reopens Sept. 1. 

FWC highlights efforts of 4,000 volunteers for Florida Volunteer Month

April 23, 2014 

Volunteers have contributed over 656,000 hours over past 6 years. 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in east Panhandle

April 22, 2014 

6 workshops planned from April 30 - May 20. 

FWC restricts boating on Suwannee’s flooded Zone 2

April 18, 2014 

All 5 zones on Suwannee, Santa Fe are now activated. 

FWC transitions to surveillance in Lake Mary neighborhood

April 17, 2014 

Biologists, officers remain working with residents, authorities. 

FWC makes changes for deer-hunting in northwest Florida

April 17, 2014 

Zone D divided to into 2 deer management units. 

John Corry is Youth Hunting Program’s Landowner of the Year

April 17, 2014 

Gadsden Co. man has provided 11 hunts for 75 young hunters. 

Conservation organizations team up for quail

April 17, 2014 

FWC, Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Div., Quail Forever, Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy. 

Lionfish invasion: FWC moves forward with management changes

April 16, 2014 

Changes aimed at combating the spread of the invasive species. 

FWC moves forward with creation of a Gulf Reef Fish Data Reporting System

April 16, 2014 

Final public hearing to be held at June meeting in Ft. Myers. 

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