Community Relations

The Community Relations (CR) Office coordinates the public-communication efforts of the divisions and offices. These efforts include issuing news releases Not a Mobile-Enabled Link on agency programs and activities and serving as media spokespersons.

CR coordinates activities to educateNot a Mobile-Enabled LinkFloridians and visitors of the role and value of Florida's fish and wildlife resources and to foster a sense stewardship for these resources.

The FWC was a pioneer in developing a marketing program for nature-based activities, including working with the private sector to harness the economic value of fish and wildlife. CR coordinates these efforts as well. CR also is responsible for publishing Florida Wildlife Magazine.

Susan Smith is the director.



FWC Facts:
The gopher tortoise is the only Florida turtle that digs a burrow. Burrow entrances are shaped just like a tortoise's shell: arched on the top and flat on the bottom (floor).

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