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FWC patrolling the waters of Northwest Florida

June 21, 2010 

The FWC's mission since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in late April has been reconnaissance: tracking the movement of oil along the coast. 

FWC pilots track oil headed toward Florida's beaches

June 17, 2010 

Each flight also has specialists onboard, photographing what's seen during the trip.  

FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

June 16, 2010 

Because of the large number of oil containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section is asking boaters to slow down where oil cleanup is under way.  

FWC commissioners tour oil spill impact areas in Northwest Florida

June 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) spent Tuesday on a daylong fact-finding tour to get a first-hand look at how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is affecting Northwest Florida's fish and wildlife.  

Governor Crist announces free fishing weekend in honor of Father's Day

June 15, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist announced on Tuesday another free fishing weekend to encourage people, especially dads and their kids, to get out and catch saltwater fish along Florida's beautiful coastlines.  

Oil forces partial fishing closure in Escambia County

June 13, 2010 

The FWC is taking precautionary actions regarding harvest and consumption of these marine species, which may be affected by oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 

FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

June 11, 2010 

Because of the large number of oil containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section is asking boaters to slow down where oil cleanup is under way.  

Commercial fishing license renewal period extended

June 11, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist is giving Florida's commercial fishermen and seafood dealers an extra three months to renew their licenses this year. 

Bay scallop season to open 12 days early this year

June 11, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist has announced that the recreational harvest season for bay scallops in Florida will open 12 days earlier than usual this year. The governor is taking this action to help relieve possible economic hardships on Florida fishing communities that may occur due to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  

FWC schedules meeting on Pensacola Beach June 15 concerning oil spill

June 10, 2010 

Commissioners with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be in Pensacola Beach Tuesday, June 15, to hear from people with fish and wildlife concerns related to the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  

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