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Don’t cut the line! Reel. Remove. Release.

March 02, 2016 

The FWC has come out with these steps to rescue a hooked bird: Reel in the bird. Remove the hook. Release the bird. Go to www.MyFWC.com/unhook for details.  

Partners expand access to the outdoors by donating Trackchairs to the FWC

February 19, 2016 

Anglers, hunters and other outdoor recreation enthusiasts with impairments will have greater access to the outdoors, thanks to a group of partners who have pledged to donate Action Trackchairs to the FWC. The Trackchairs, which are off-road wheelchairs that allow users to navigate unpaved surfaces such as hiking trails, shooting ranges, lakes and beaches, will be made available through the FWC’s Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network. 

Join the fun at 2016 Python Challenge™ Invasive Species Awareness Festival

January 12, 2016 

The free, family-friendly 2016 Python Challenge™ Invasive Species Awareness Festival happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16, at Florida International University’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus in Miami. 

FWC ‘releases’ snakes throughout Florida as part of 2016 Python Challenge™

December 08, 2015 

The FWC is conducting a Virtual Snake Finding Mission, “releasing” toy snakes near popular Florida landmarks in an effort to raise awareness about nonnative species in Florida. The search for the toy snakes ̶ which are superimposed on pictures of Florida landmarks ̶ is part of the 2016 Python Challenge™.  

Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training

October 22, 2015 

Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training 

Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in Crystal River

October 14, 2015 

Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by registering today for the FWC's Women’s Fishing Clinic in Crystal River on Nov. 14. Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment.  

FWRI opens its doors for the 21st annual MarineQuest

October 13, 2015 

The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish and wildlife and their habitats at the open house Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters on Tampa Bay (100 8th Ave. S.E., in downtown St. Petersburg). 

Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Petersburg!

September 25, 2015 

Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Petersburg on Oct. 10. 

Free hunter safety courses offered in Santa Rosa County

September 24, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering several free hunter safety courses in Santa Rosa County. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in northwest Florida

September 24, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering several free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in northwest Florida. 

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