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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.  

Take extra care on waterways as manatees migrate after a rough winter

March 22, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges boaters to follow posted speed zones and watch for manatees as temperatures warm. Manatees are moving from warm-water sites to coastal areas, where they forage for food and rest and care for their young. 

FWC lieutenant honored by U.S. Attorney's Office

March 22, 2010 

United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida honored Lt. David Bingham with an Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award. 

FWC names Rich Wilcox its Officer of the Year

March 19, 2010 

Wilcox, 40, is a five-year veteran of the FWC, with a reputation as a tenacious, skilled officer whom outlaws prefer to avoid.  

Brevard, Volusia boaters: Manatees leaving warm-water refuges in large numbers

March 19, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) cautions boaters in Brevard and Volusia counties to be on the lookout for manatees moving from warm-water refuges into feeding areas. 

Tampa Bay boaters: Manatees on the move

March 18, 2010 

The FWC urges people to take special care to avoid coming close to these marine mammals that are already stressed because of the prolonged cold snap. 

Mark your calendar for MarineQuest 2010 at Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

March 18, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) will open its doors to the public on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for MarineQuest 2010.  

Daytona Beach Kids' Fishing Clinic set for March 27

March 18, 2010 

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

Mark your calendar for the Florida Black Bear Festival

March 18, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is once again a proud partner in the Umatilla Black Bear Festival, an event dedicated to helping people understand and live in harmony with the fascinating Florida black bear. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Gulf County

March 17, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Gulf County. 

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