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FWC arrests lobster poachers in Miami-Dade County

May 13, 2015 

FWC and Biscayne National Park law enforcement officers arrested three people on Saturday, May 9, for poaching spiny lobsters in Miami-Dade County. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

May 13, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward County. 

FWC requests public to share images, video of barge that sank in Fort Pierce inlet

February 26, 2015 

FWC Law Enforcement is continuing the investigation into the cirumstances surrounding a barge that sank in the Fort Pierce inlet on Feb. 24 and is asking the public for help gathering information. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Palm Beach Miami-Dade counties

February 11, 2015 

People interested in attending this course can register online  

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward and Palm Beach counties

February 11, 2015 

People interested in attending this course can register online. 

Conservation group recognizes FWC employee as Regional Officer of the Year

February 09, 2015 

The Naples Chapter of the Florida Coastal Conservation Association recognized Officer Marcus Reith as the Regional Officer of the Year. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Okeechobee County

February 02, 2015 

The course will be held at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office Shooting Range, 5025 SW 26th Ave., Okeechobee, on Feb. 15, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

FWC catches snorkelers spearfishing illegally in upper Keys

January 29, 2015 

Officer Danielle Munkelt caught four people who were spearfishing illegally along the shoreline at the Channel 5 Bridge near Craig Key.  

‘Critical Wildlife Area’ signs go up around Bird Island in Martin County

January 28, 2015 

The FWC and Martin County have installed signs around a small island in Martin County, known locally as Bird Island, identifying it as a “Critical Wildlife Area.” The spoil island, also known as MC2, is an important nesting site for a variety of wading birds and one shorebird species.  

Northern African pythons targeted for removal

January 26, 2015 

This winter, the FWC and partners are continuing increased efforts to locate and remove invasive, nonnative Northern African pythons in south Florida to take advantage of the weather and the snake’s limited distribution. 

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