Every day people make decisions that affect fish
and wildlife in Florida. Whether it is in your backyard, at the
polls, on the water, in the woods, or on the road there is much
each of us can do. If people have the facts and understand the
implications of their activities and decisions they can make the
conservation-minded choice. Browse the links below and learn
Getting outdoors is a great way to contribute to fish and wildlife
conservation. Visit our outdoor recreation page to learn
Living with Wildlife
As Florida's population grows, so does the importance for
conservation. We've assembled information and important tips on living with wildlife
The best way to help prevent new introductions of exotic species
into Florida is to be a responsible pet owner and not release the
animal into the wild if you are unable to care for it.
Wildlife Assistance - Injured or
What to do if you encounter an injured or orphaned animal, plus
what to do about nuisance wildlife.
The Wildlife Lighting Certification Program designed to educate
the members of the public, the building industry, and government
officials how to minimize adverse impacts to wildlife by using
proper lighting methods.
Landowner Assistance Programs
The FWC and its conservation partners have a variety of landowner assistance
programs for private landowners, who are an important part of
conservation in Florida.
We need your help! Volunteers are becoming more important in our
efforts to conserve fish and wildlife.
violators, fish kills, nuisance alligators and
Here you'll find link to hotlines
and online forms for reporting violators, fish kills, nuisance
alligators and more...