Naturally occurring red tide confirmed in southwest Florida
September 27, 2016
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 24
September 23, 2016
Burmese python hatchlings seen on Key Largo:
September 22, 2016
FWC land manager receives award from Cabinet
Gone Coastal column is back in action with a few new friends
September 21, 2016
Red Tide Current Status
FWC reports on the current status of Karenia brevis blooms using tables, static maps, and interactive Google Earth maps. Archived status maps can be found in our Flickr gallery.
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Using Acoustic Telemetry to Track Cobia Movement PatternsResearchers track the movements of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to determine migration patterns and the geographical location of the biological Atlantic and Gulf stock boundary.
Striped Bass Stockings in the St. Johns RiverLearn about the history of striped and sunshine bass stockings in the St. Johns River.
Annual ReportEach year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. Read the 2015-2016 Programs Document online or download it as a PDF.
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Our upland habitat researchers are involved in many habitat restoration projects across the state, and one of the most important components of habitat research and restoration is prescribed burning. Prescribed fire is an important habitat management tool; the FWC uses safe, controlled techniques to improve and maintain habitats for native plants and wildlife. In this photo, an FWC biologist conducts a prescribed burn at Andrews Wildlife Management Area.
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