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Marion man accused of stealing turkey hunts; jailed on $67,000 bond

March 23, 2010 

Saturday was the opening day of the coveted spring turkey season in Central Florida, and while many avid hunters were legally seeking the elusive bird, one man was spending opening morning in the Marion County Jail on $67,000 bond.  

Record cold leads to record number of manatee deaths

March 23, 2010 

The "cold-stress" category accounts for 222 documented manatee carcasses; however, it is likely the cold temperatures also contributed to many of the 108 deaths in the "undetermined" category and the 64 deaths in the "unrecovered" category.  

FWC reaches out to the public in a variety of ways

March 23, 2010 

The FWC recognizes that a well-informed public is a vital part of fish and wildlife conservation.  

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