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Workshops scheduled: FWC seeking public input on gag grouper season in 4-county Gulf region

March 06, 2017 

FWC staff have received stakeholder requests for a longer season in this area, which is currently open yearly from April 1 through June 30.  

FWC to meet Nov. 16-17 in St. Petersburg

November 10, 2016 

The FWC will meet Nov. 16-17 at the University of South Florida Student Center in St. Petersburg. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. Both sessions are open to the public and the public will be provided opportunities to speak.  

FWC using public input to improve Critical Wildlife Area proposals

September 12, 2016 

The FWC continues to move forward with an unprecedented initiative to conserve some of Florida’s most vulnerable wildlife by designating and modifying Critical Wildlife Areas throughout Florida.  

FWC concludes 14 CWA public workshops

August 15, 2016 

At the workshops, FWC staff explained how CWAs work and why they are needed, and addressed questions from attendees. The FWC will use the feedback received at these meetings to help evaluate the merits of each area for possible CWA establishment.  

FWC requests public input at Critical Wildlife Area workshops

July 28, 2016 

A public workshop for the proposed Withlacoochee State Forest Caves CWA will be held on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Withlacoochee Training Center, 24059 Childs Road, Brooksville. 

Critical Wildlife Area workshop for Dot-Dash-Dit Islands in Manatee County rescheduled to Aug. 11

July 20, 2016 

The public workshop regarding a proposed CWA for Dot-Dash-Dit Islands in Manatee County has been rescheduled to Thursday, Aug. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The original posted date was July 21.  

FWC requests public input at Critical Wildlife Area workshops

July 18, 2016 

CWAs are established by the FWC under a Florida Administrative Code rule to protect important wildlife concentrations from human disturbance during critical periods of their life cycles, such as breeding, feeding or migration.  

FWC requests public input at Critical Wildlife Area workshops

July 07, 2016 

The workshop for Nassau Sound Bird Islands will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 14 at the Peck Center Auditorium in Fernandina Beach.  

FWC workshop July 12 in Walton County gives local governments ways to conserve gopher tortoises

July 06, 2016 

The goal of these workshops is to identify ways cities and counties can participate in protecting one of Florida’s threatened species.  

FWC seeking additional public input on Collier County manatee zones

July 05, 2016 

The FWC is holding a rule development workshop on July 14 to gather additional public input on potential changes to the existing manatee protection zones in Collier County.  

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