September 28, 2010
The recreational harvest of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters off Florida will be open for eight consecutive three-day weekends, beginning Friday, Oct. 1.
September 16, 2010
Oiled wildlife retrievals in Northwest Florida continue to decline - so much so that special teams to retrieve and transport visibly oiled wildlife are no longer needed in Florida.
September 09, 2010
At the height of the oil spill, FWC employees tirelessly carried out responsibilities to protect our precious natural resources and preserve the scenic beauty of our great state.
August 26, 2010
Suveys found healthy, unoiled Sargassum available to hatchlings entering the Gulf of Mexico. This type of seaweed is the main habitat for sea turtle hatchlings.
August 18, 2010
NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp's ridley sea turtles back into the Gulf of Mexico near Cedar Key, Fla., after the turtles were successfully rescued and rehabilitated from the effects of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill.
August 16, 2010
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will reopen state waters offshore of Escambia County to the harvest of shrimp at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 17.
August 13, 2010
Sea turtle nests on the eastern portion of Florida Panhandle beaches will no longer be excavated and transported to the Atlantic coast.
August 06, 2010
Biologists and commercial charter boat fishermen are teaming up to help oil-impacted sea turtles in the waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico.
August 02, 2010
Summer provides ample opportunity for children to develop a love of nature.
July 31, 2010
The FWC had closed this area on June 14 as a precautionary measure due to possible impacts of oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.