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FWC, USFWS, Juno Beach Police snag sea turtle egg-poaching suspect

August 27, 2010 

A police sergeant's keen sense of observation resulted in the early morning, multi-agency arrest of a suspected sea turtle egg-poacher.  

FWC seeks input on possible red drum regulation changes

August 27, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a series of public workshops this fall to discuss possible fishing regulation changes for red drum (redfish).  

Snook harvest closure still in effect

August 27, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that the harvest season for snook in Florida, which usually opens on Sept. 1, will remain closed through Sept. 16.  

Pit viper bite victim charged with wildlife law violations

August 27, 2010 

A Tampa man who authorities say violated numerous safety regulations for owning captive venomous snakes was bitten by his pet Gaboon viper. He ended up in the hospital and now faces multiple charges.  

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