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Volunteers needed for shorebird conservation assistance in panhandle

October 06, 2014 

The area supports a tremendous diversity of shorebirds. 

Gopher tortoises receive new home in Jefferson County

September 26, 2014 

Their Clay County home was slated for development. 

FWC addresses venomous reptile issue

September 24, 2014 

W. Palm Beach man charged with unlawful possession, other violations. 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in south central Florida

September 22, 2014 

Sebring, Oct. 7; Lakeland, Oct. 8; Punta Gorda, Oct. 9. 

Taking fawns from the wild bad for young deer, illegal

September 22, 2014 

In most cases, the fawn has not been abandoned. 

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 4

September 22, 2014 

The public can surrender any exotic animals they have been keeping as pets – no penalties, no questions asked. 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Nassau County

September 22, 2014 

Applications must be received by Oct. 8. 

Qualify to adopt an exotic pet from FWC

September 17, 2014 

Events planned for W. Palm Beach in October, Naples in November, Melbourne in April (2015). 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in north Florida

September 16, 2014 

Macclenny, Sept. 30; Lake City, Oct. 1. 

Learn, have fun at Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival Oct. 11

September 15, 2014 

15th annual festival will be held in Umatilla. 

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The black racer snake usually swallows it prey while still alive. It is a very common species – perhaps the most frequently seen snake in Florida.

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