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FWC establishes deer management units, new deer hunting regulations

February 04, 2015 

At its meeting in Jacksonville on Feb. 4, the FWC approved proposals aimed at managing Florida’s white-tailed deer at a local level by establishing deer management units throughout the state, each with its own set of antler regulations and antlerless deer harvest days. 

Conservation group recognizes FWC regional director for outstanding leadership

February 04, 2015 

FWC Regional Director Chris Wynn was honored at the Commission meeting in Jacksonville Feb. 4, when the Florida Sportsmen’s Conservation Association gave him the Wildlife and Natural Resource Achievement Award. 

FWC to meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville

January 28, 2015 

The FWC will meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency, 225 E.Coastline Dr. The sessions start at 8:30 a.m. The public is invited and will be provided opportunities to speak. 

FWC looks to expand deer management units, new antler measures to the rest of Florida

November 21, 2014 

The purpose of the proposal is to manage deer on a more local scale. 

FWC looks to increase hunting opportunity, from a new WMA to expanded turkey-hunting hours

November 21, 2014 

If passed, the opportunities would be available beginning with the 2015-16 season. 

FWC seeks input on proposed manatee zones for western Pinellas

November 20, 2014 

FWC staff will seek further public input on proposed zones. 

Red grouper conservation measures approved

November 20, 2014 

Bag limit lowered from 4 to 2, effective Jan. 1. 

FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Key Largo

November 13, 2014 

The public will have opportunities to speak both days. 

FWC furthers lionfish control measures, prohibits lionfish aquaculture

September 10, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative impact on native fish and habitat. 

Highlands County assistant state attorney honored at FWC meeting

September 10, 2014 

FWC Prosecutor of the Year Gary Ellis is with the 10th Judicial Circuit. 

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