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Gary Ellis, Highlands County ASA, honored as FWC Prosecutor of the Year

December 06, 2017 

Ellis is a prior recipient of this award, earning the recognition three years ago for his work with the FWC. 

FWC honors Megan Malicoat as 2017 Boating Officer of the Year

December 06, 2017 

The annual award honors a state officer whose efforts show outstanding performance and achievement among sworn conservation law enforcement personnel in the field of boating, boating safety, BUI enforcement and fisheries conservation.  

FWC approves new Critical Wildlife Area in Volusia County

December 06, 2017 

The small island, known as Port Orange Colony and now approved as a CWA, shelters hundreds of brown pelicans during nesting season.  

Bowhunting course offered in Miami-Dade County

December 06, 2017 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

FWC provides update on management of Florida’s nonnative species

December 05, 2017 

The agency has focused its efforts on high-priority invasive species such as Burmese pythons, lionfish and Argentine black and white tegus.  

FWC receives $25,000 in donations for new 2018 tagged-lionfish removal incentive program

December 05, 2017 

At the Dec. 5 Commission meeting, the FWC gratefully acknowledged $25,000 in charitable donations from six generous sponsors. These funds will be used as cash prizes for a new and novel lionfish removal incentive program. 

FWC hosts iguana technical assistance workshops in Keys

December 04, 2017 

The first workshop in this series will be held in Marathon on Dec. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. local time at the Hyatt Place, 1996 Overseas Highway. Workshops are also being planned for Key Largo and Key West. 

Learn about duck and dove hunting with new guide and webpage

December 01, 2017 

The new waterfowl guide and revamped dove hunting webpage are available for the second phase of waterfowl and coot season and the third phase of mourning and white-winged dove, which both open in December.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Duval County

December 01, 2017 

To learn more about becoming a contracted nuisance alligator trapper and to apply online, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.”  

Public invited to Tosohatchee WMA to have fun, explore Florida’s 75-year legacy of conserving wildlife

November 29, 2017 

The FWC invites the public to enjoy this free, family-friendly Tosohatchee WMA event, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

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