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Temporary closure will affect anglers at Guana dam

April 28, 2010 

The water and land area surrounding the water-control structure will be closed for about a month beginning May 3 for necessary repairs to the structure.  

FWC completes restocking in Palm Beach Co. pond

April 28, 2010 

Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) put approximately 500 Florida largemouth bass into a retention pond in the Lakewood townhome community in Palm Springs Wednesday.  

FWC approves draft rule to improve airport safety

April 28, 2010 

Rule would allow airports to take wildlife in emergency situations on airport property without FWC permit.  

FWC moves forward with changes to boating rules

April 28, 2010 

Proposed rule will implement a process for FWC to review, approve some local boating ordinances before they take effect.  

FWC approves Sarasota Co. manatee zone changes

April 28, 2010 

Amendments will protect manatees in Sarasota County. 

FWC amends captive wildlife rules

April 28, 2010 

All shipments of live wildlife must be properly labeled. Hobbyists won't have to demonstrate sustained, consistent commercial activity. 

FWC approves draft rules for reptiles of concern

April 28, 2010 

Reptiles on the current list of reptiles of concern in Florida may soon be reclassified as conditional species. 

FWC recognizes captain, artist for outstanding work

April 28, 2010 

Capt. Alan Richard dedicated his career of 32+ years to boating safety. The agency also recognized artist Brian Chamberlain for his beautiful wildlife paintings, sculptures. 

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