August 22, 2015
This project is designed to restore critical marine habitats so fish, oysters and wildlife will return to an area known as Grassy Flats that was previously uninhabitable because of accumulated muck on the seafloor.
August 21, 2015
Ferrol “Roscoe” Holley from Telogia caught the 3.75 pound, 16.5 inches long Suwannee bass while fishing on the Ochlockonee River.
August 19, 2015
The agenda includes world-renowned aquatic plants expert Dr. William Haller, director of the University of Florida/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants as well as discussions regarding FWC aquatic habitat restoration and enhancement projects, plans for upcoming hydrilla treatment areas and an update of ongoing maintenance work around the lake.
August 18, 2015
The FWC’s Invasive Plant Management Section will treat a total of 62 acres of hydrilla along the shoreline of the lake on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
August 18, 2015
Details about upcoming training events, competition rules, registration, prizes and events will be posted at PythonChallenge.org as they are finalized.
August 17, 2015
The 255-acre conservation maintenance project is a cooperative effort between the FWC and the South Florida Water Management District.
August 12, 2015
Heavy rain and rough weather along southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast are impacting sea turtle nests along the beaches, jeopardizing the eggs and hatchlings emerging from the nests.
August 10, 2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding regional workshops to present information on opportunities for local governments to help conserve gopher tortoises in Florida. The last of the south Florida workshops is scheduled for Aug. 19 in Port St. Lucie.
August 09, 2015
Rachael D. Lilienthal, from Orlando, was injured Aug. 8 when an alligator bit her while she was swimming in the Wekiva River just west of the Wekiva Island Marina.
August 07, 2015
Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment. They will learn the basics of environmental stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills, safety and the vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.