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Purse seine restriction temporarily lifted in Escambia, Santa Rosa counties

May 06, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued an executive order to temporarily suspend a restriction on the use of purse seines for the commercial harvest of baitfish in inshore waters of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.  

FWC: Florida wildlife in good hands

May 06, 2010 

Working closely with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) continues to monitor the coast and prepare for the potential arrival of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Wildlife Foundation of Florida calls for help with 'Great 'Cuda Cleanup'

May 06, 2010 

The Wildlife Foundation of Florida and partners are calling for landscape volunteers to help with a May 22 cleanup of the former New Smyrna Beach High School.  

Hunter safety course in Miami-Dade County

May 06, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a free hunter safety course May 14-16 in Miami-Dade County. Attendance on all three days is required for those seeking certification.  

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FWC Facts:
Four species of horseshoe crabs exist today. Only one species, Limulus polyphemus, is found in North America, along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Maine to Mexico.

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