November 03, 2016
The FWC is encouraging coastal business owners and homeowners in northwest Florida to consider investing in sea turtle-safe lighting upgrades in time for the 2017 nesting season, which begins in May.
November 01, 2016
With the onset of the manatee migration, the FWC reminds people in boats and personal watercraft to slow down to avoid manatees, particularly in shallow areas.
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 25, 2016
The festival provides an easily accessible way for families to learn the best ways to live with our native species and get their questions answered by biologists and other professional wildlife experts.
October 21, 2016
The FWC challenges you to Catch a Florida Memory and participate in any of three fun and exciting Saltwater Angler Recognition programs.
October 19, 2016
The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish, wildlife and their habitats on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg (100 Eighth Ave. SE).
October 17, 2016
Measuring devices are required, and lobsters harvested while diving must be measured while they are in the water. If its carapace length is not larger than 3 inches, the lobster must be left in the water.
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 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 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.