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Charlotte workshop set for gopher tortoise conservation

June 17, 2013 

Tuesday, July 16 in Port Charlotte. 

First rehabilitated manatees rescued from recent red tide are released

June 13, 2013 

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

Assistant director Holder to retire

June 13, 2013 

Greg Holder's career began in 1980. 

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. 

Bear moving west through Bonita Springs

May 31, 2013 

The FWC has advice on how to avoid problems with bears. 

Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Petersburg

May 28, 2013 

Saturday, June 8 at Weedon Island Preserve. 

Avoid human-bear conflicts with some simple steps

May 03, 2013 

Bears normally avoid humans, but it's important that we don't provide them with easy access to food. 

FWC approves draft revisions to Broward, Pinellas boating safety zones

April 18, 2013 

Final consideration will take place at the June meeting. 

Lake Gibson’s under-the-radar bass fishery

April 18, 2013 

This small lake may be one of the best in the state for bass fishing. 

Lake Wales Ridge WEA management plan hearings scheduled

April 16, 2013 

May 1 in Sebring; May 2 in Bartow. 

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