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Child dies in Monroe County boating accident

July 31, 2010 

An 11-year-old boy from Ft. Myers died as a result of the accident.  

Closed fish-harvesting area in Escambia County reopens

July 31, 2010 

The FWC had closed this area on June 14 as a precautionary measure due to possible impacts of oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  

Ultralight flight results in trip to jail

July 30, 2010 

A couple of Brevard County men were arrested Friday while tending their two marijuana plants on a palm island on the St. Johns River Conservation Area in Volusia County.  

FWC to present a new system for conserving Florida's threatened species

July 30, 2010 

Under the new system, all state-listed species will remain on Florida's list and will be called "threatened."  

Conservation artist's Florida shot selected for Federal Duck Stamp cachet

July 30, 2010 

David Moynahan's sun-drenched photograph of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is helping protect Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast wetlands.  

FWC to begin education efforts on new Palm Beach Co. boating safety zone

July 29, 2010 

With the signs now in place, officers will begin the education phase of the enforcement plan for the new zone.  

FWC bringing live TV show celebrating Florida fishing to Miami

July 28, 2010 

Despite the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the majority of our state's waters are open to fishing.  

FWC moves Sept. 1-3 meeting to Pensacola Beach

July 28, 2010 

The meeting previously scheduled for Weston will take place in Pensacola Beach Sept. 1-3.  

FWC to Parkland residents: Secure your pets and livestock

July 26, 2010 

In the wake of apparent coyote attacks that proved fatal for a cat and a dog in Parkland, the FWC is encouraging residents to step up pet-security measures.  

Lake Lindsey getting big makeover

July 26, 2010 

FWC, Hernando County and the Hernando County Waterways Task Force are partnering to improve fish habitat and recreational opportunities in the 137-acre lake near Chinsegut Hill.  

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