October 18, 2016
The FWC is now moving forward with the process to allocate “BearWise” funding to communities and local governments in bear range.
October 04, 2016
If you are trying to remove bats from your dwelling, exclusion is the only legal and appropriate method.
September 29, 2016
To continue the cutting-edge science being conducted on Florida’s black bears, FWC researchers recently placed radio-collars on 16 adult female bears to track their movements in and around Tates Hell State Forest in northwest Florida.
September 23, 2016
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with the FWC Saturday, Sept. 24, by getting outdoors and appreciating the contributions to conservation and wildlife that hunters and anglers make daily.
September 22, 2016
One 18-inch-long Burmese python was found on Aug. 2, 2016, in Key Largo, and a second similar-sized python was found on Aug. 3 in the same location. A third hatchling was found on Aug. 23 in north Key Largo.
September 22, 2016
Tina Hannon, a biologist at the FWC's Three Lakes WMA, received the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Resource Manager of the Year award at the Governor and Cabinet’s Sept. 20 meeting in Tallahassee.
September 20, 2016
Floridians should be extra vigilant in securing potential food sources around their homes and businesses.
September 19, 2016
People can surrender their exotic pets at the event without penalty or cost, whether they are being kept legally or illegally. The Exotic Pet Amnesty program helps to reduce the number of nonnative species being released into the wild.
September 15, 2016
One of the nation’s leading bear scientists, Dr. Joseph D. Clark of the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Tennessee, has released the final modeling results estimating Florida’s black bear population.
September 13, 2016
The FWC recommends residents and visitors in Florida’s coastal communities follow these guidelines to help conserve sea turtles and their hatchlings: