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FWC asks public to report mink sightings

July 15, 2013 

These mammals live near salt marsh habitat. 

FWC, partners release 7 rehabilitated manatees rescued during recent red tide

July 09, 2013 

So far, 9 of 15 surviving manatees have been released. 

Released female panther gives birth

June 26, 2013 

Birth represents conservation cycle success 

First rehabilitated manatees rescued from recent red tide are released

June 13, 2013 

16 had been rescued during September-April red tide bloom. 

Fishing association honors 2 FWC employees

June 12, 2013 

Biologist Wes Porak, Officer Bryce Phillippi recognized by Florida Guides Association. 

1 millionth plug of marsh grass planted for habitat restoration

June 11, 2013 

Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach is site of new donor marsh. 

FWC scientists discover new bass species

May 07, 2013 

The proposed name is the 'Choctaw bass.' 

Male panther rescued with sister as kittens in 2011 is released

April 03, 2013 

2-year-old male released in Rotenberger WMA. 

FWC looking for cause of pelican deaths in Brevard

March 19, 2013 

What to do if you encounter sick or dead pelicans. 

Red tide bloom affecting manatees along southwest Florida coast

March 11, 2013 

This year's 174 manatees deaths so far is the highest number on record for a single year. The USFWS and the FWC want the public help monitor the situation by reporting distressed manatees.  

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