News & Announcements

News of Interest

Sections of Collier beaches posted to protect nesting birds - April 2013

FWC looking for cause of pelican deaths in Brevard - March 18, 2013

FWC invites input on draft plans to conserve 8 species, including beach-nesting shorebirds - March 13, 2013

FWC Researchers witness spawning of rare coral in Florida - August 2012

Seen a mink? Tell FWC - June 2012

On the Trail with FWC - Black Skimmer - June 2012

Monofilament fishing line perilous for pelicans - May 2012

Delicate balance of birds nesting on Florida shores requires beachgoers to be aware - March 2012

Beachgoers can help biologists monitor spawning horseshoe crabs - March 2012

Shorebirds killed in posted area - July 2011

Raking the wrack wrecks coastal wildlife's home - April 2010

Announcements

Report mink sightings - Mink in Florida are an uncommon and secretive coastal species, and we're trying to learn more about their populations statewide.  If you've seen a mink, please report it here. (That link includes pictures, if you're not sure).

 
CWCI Nature Coast Working Group - Next Meeting
Wed., Apr. 24th - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  To be determined
The Nature Coast Working Group consists of partners from Levy, Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco Counties. Review minutes from previous meetings.

CWCI Southwest Working Group - Next Meeting
Wed., May 15th - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  Conference call / Web Meeting
The Southwest Working Group consists of partners from Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, and and Collier Counties. Review minutes from previous meetings

Working groups are being formed around the state to address coastal wildlife conservation issues of concern, and outreach to new partners is ongoing.  

CWCI Northeast Working Group - Next Meeting
Fri., May 17th - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:  9741 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine
The Northeast Working Group consists of partners from Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, and Flagler Counties. Review minutes from previous meetings.
 
CWCI Indian River Working Group - Next Meeting
Wed., May 22nd - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Location:  Conference call / Web Meeting
The Indian River Working Group consists of partners from Volusia, Brevard, and Indian River Counties. Review minutes from previous meetings.

 

We're establishing working groups around the state to address coastal wildlife concerns, and new partners are always encouraged to participate.  Please contact the Coordinator if you are interested in being involved with the CWCI.

 

 



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