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FWC drawdown of Hickory Mound Impoundment to improve habitat

February 04, 2015 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists are planning a drawdown – lowering the water level – of the Hickory Mound Impoundment this week. 

Join free fun at Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza

January 28, 2015 

Join friends and neighbors for free birding tours, live entertainment, exhibitors and much more at Birdapalooza, a celebration Feb. 7 of the rich diversity of birds and wildlife on Lake Apopka on the shores of one of Florida’s largest lakes. 

Public meeting set on managing aquatic plant life in Lake Jackson

January 23, 2015 

The meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Community Center, 3840 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee. 

Help plan the future of Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area

January 20, 2015 

Public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Monroe County. 

Help plan the future of Hilochee Wildlife Management Area

December 01, 2014 

Dec. 16 public hearing at 7 p.m. in Tavares. 

'Tis the season for gifts to support Florida wildlife

November 25, 2014 

The FWC has gift ideas that should please almost anyone who appreciates Florida wildlife. 

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in West Palm Beach

October 08, 2014 

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp. 

FWC now manages campgrounds on Grassy Point

October 07, 2014 

Northwest Florida Water Mgt. District recently donated the parcel to FWC. 

Learn, have fun at Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival Oct. 11

September 15, 2014 

15th annual festival will be held in Umatilla. 

Public sightings of Florida panthers, bears going strong, helping FWC biologists

August 25, 2014 

Biologists learning more about what areas of Florida provide viable habitat for these species. 

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