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Public meeting set on managing aquatic plant life in Lake Jackson

January 23, 2015 

The meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Community Center, 3840 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee. 

Help plan the future of Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area

January 20, 2015 

Public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Monroe County. 

Information sought regarding suspicious pelican deaths

January 14, 2015 

The FWC is seeking information regarding the injuries and deaths of approximately six pelicans in the Florida Keys. 

Prescribed burn planned for Escribano Point WMA

January 09, 2015 

The burn is expected to be finished in one day. The public should expect to see smoke from the fire throughout the weekend. 

Help plan the future of Hilochee Wildlife Management Area

December 01, 2014 

Dec. 16 public hearing at 7 p.m. in Tavares. 

'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. 

Further discussion needed for Lake Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans natural resource management

November 17, 2014 

Update on the Orange Creek Basin Stakeholder engagement process, follow-up to Sept. 25 meeting.  

Public input sought on permit request allowing lake restoration in north central Florida

September 19, 2014 

11 bodies of water are covered in the permit application. 

Public input needed for Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans lakes natural resource management

September 02, 2014 

Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort, Citra. 

FWC, partners see ultimate coral reef-building success

August 27, 2014 

Transplanted nursery-raised staghorn coral observed spawning 4 miles offshore of Marathon. 

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