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Bowhunting field day in Jefferson Co. for online-qualified archers

March 17, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sponsoring a bowhunting field day in Jefferson County on March 27 for serious archers who have taken the online portion of the course. 

Watertown Lake's dock back in operation

March 16, 2010 

Replacement of the Watertown Lake dock is 90-percent complete, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has reopened the dock to fishing. 

FWC seeks comments on Miami blue draft management plan

March 12, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has completed a draft revision of the Miami blue butterfly management plan and requests public comment. 

Lee Co. boaters cautioned; manatees leaving warm-water refuges in large numbers

March 12, 2010 

As the weather warms, large numbers of manatees will travel down the Caloosahatchee River to seagrass beds and other nearshore areas, including those in Matlacha Pass, Estero Bay and San Carlos Bay. Boaters should slow down and strictly obey posted speed restrictions in manatee protection zones. 

FWC looking for lady anglers

March 10, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is looking for a few good ladies - lady anglers, that is. 

Broward, Monroe officers nominated for FWC's top cop award

March 09, 2010 

Tenacious. Passionate. These are some of the words used to describe two Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers, nominated by their peers and supervisors, for the agency's statewide 2010 Division of Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. 

Are you smarter than the average bear?

March 08, 2010 

The challenge of this contest is to secure a standard 95-gallon-capacity rolling garbage bin. Designs can include attaching materials to the garbage container or creating an enclosure for the can. 

Annual NASP archery tournament held in Newberry

March 08, 2010 

"What a tremendous turnout we had at the live tournament," Robbins said. "The competition was fierce, and the energy level in the building was enormous. I was very proud to be a part of this tournament." 

FWC busts black-market shrimp dealer

March 05, 2010 

The black-market connection to the sale of stolen shrimp in Lee County got a little smaller Thursday, thanks to an undercover bust by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators. 

FWC offers hunter safety course in Leon County

March 05, 2010 

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

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