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Florida provides for increased Apalachicola Bay oyster production

June 17, 2010 

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson and Chairman Rodney Barreto of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today announced that both the winter and summer oyster harvesting areas in the Apalachicola Bay System will be opened for harvest seven days per week through Aug. 31.  

FWC to Golden Gate Estates residents: Secure your pets and livestock

June 17, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed four panther depredations to date this month in the Golden Gate Estates area of Collier County. FWC biologists believe a panther family is roaming around residents' properties looking for food. The female panther has killed chickens and goats. The depredations occurred in areas that did not have predator-proof enclosures for the animals.  

Cape Canaveral free Kids' Fishing Clinic set for June 26

June 17, 2010 

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun family outing are the objectives of the Cape Canaveral Kids' Fishing Clinic.  

FWC pilots track oil headed toward Florida's beaches

June 17, 2010 

Each flight also has specialists onboard, photographing what's seen during the trip.  

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Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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