November 01, 2016
Approximately 60 acres of invasive water lettuce and water hyacinth will be treated throughout the lake. One acre of coontail will be treated at public access points between Peaceful Acres and Bypass Channel.
October 14, 2016
The FWC is planning to conduct aquatic plant control treatments via helicopter on Orange Lake in Alachua County, during the week of Oct. 17-21, weather permitting.
October 14, 2016
Habitat enhancement on the lake began in April and continued through July of this year. Additional work is planned for early 2017, after the end of the 2016-17 waterfowl hunting season.
October 11, 2016
On Oct. 13, 270 acres of noxious emergent aquatic plants are scheduled for treatment along the shoreline of Lake Toho, weather permitting. The four targeted plant species are water primrose, cattail, pickerelweed and spatterdock.
October 10, 2016
Boaters should stay aware of high water areas and the risk of flooding, and understand that the water bottoms may have dramatically changed as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
October 05, 2016
Managing plants and habitat in Lake Istokpoga will be the topic of a public meeting hosted by FWC from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center Auditorium in Sebring.
September 30, 2016
The FWC has posted a brief online survey to accept this feedback. It should take approximately five to 10 minutes to complete and will be available to the public Oct. 1-9.
September 26, 2016
The FWC is investigating to determine the cause and nature of the boating accident. There is no set timetable for investigations of this nature, and may take several weeks to complete.
September 16, 2016
The Marvin “Butch” Potts Memorial Award is presented annually to the boating law enforcement officer who has made outstanding contributions to the field of boating law enforcement.
July 29, 2016
A new Florida law will enable county and local authorities along with the FWC to issue non-criminal citations to owners who allow their boats to become “at risk” of becoming derelict.