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Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for May 16 in Kissimmee

May 06, 2015 

The public is invited to surrender exotic animals, which they have been keeping as pets and can no longer care for – no penalties and no questions asked. 

Celebrate Florida’s first annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day May 16 with FWC and partners

April 29, 2015 

Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (established to be the first Saturday after Mother’s Day each year) was created by FWC Commissioners to help draw attention to the lionfish issue. Lionfish are a nonnative, invasive species that have a potential negative impact on native species and habitat.  

Florida anglers, boaters asked to select ‘Top 100 Family Fishing and Boating Spots’

April 07, 2015 

Following the success of its first year, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing™ campaign is asking boaters and anglers to cast their votes in its 2015 America's Top Family Fishing and Boating Spots Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes features several fishing sites in Florida and aims to increase awareness of great family-friendly parks across the country to get more families out on the water fishing and boating. 

Join FWC webinars to comment on black bear management plan

March 16, 2015 

The webinars will be held March 23 and March 26, each beginning at 6 p.m. EDT. Those interested in viewing the webinar must register for either session. 

Volunteers needed at Escribano Point WMA

February 26, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking volunteers from the public to assist in conservation efforts at Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area (WMA). 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for southern Lake Co.

January 22, 2015 

Applications must be received by Jan. 30. 

'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. 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Miami-Dade

October 24, 2014 

Response area is north of Bird Rd. (State Road 976). 

Contractor sought to help address human-bear conflicts in Putnam Co. area

October 24, 2014 

The part-time position would be contracted to work on an “as needed” basis. 

Contractor sought to help address human-bear conflicts in Seminole Co. area

October 24, 2014 

The part-time position would be contracted to work on an “as needed” basis. 

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