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15 officers graduate from short FWC academy

November 12, 2010 

"Determined" is a fitting word to describe the most recent additions to the FWC's Division of Law Enforcement.  

Kissimmee River Public Use Area gets 2,209 more acres

November 10, 2010 

The South Florida Water Management District has added 2,209 acres to the Kissimmee River Public Use Area (PUA) in eastern Highlands County.  

FWC determines fungus caused St. Johns fish kill

November 09, 2010 

Testing confirmed that a fungus led to the fish die-off that occurred in the river in mid-October.  

Orlando-area nurse takes new state-record alligator

November 08, 2010 

The official measurements put Ammerman's gator at 14 feet, 3½ inches long and 654 pounds.  

Hunter safety Internet-completion course in Franklin Co.

November 04, 2010 

The FWC is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Franklin County.  

FWC seeks input on possible changes to red drum rules

November 04, 2010 

The FWC is continuing a series of public workshops to review its analysis of the latest red drum (redfish) stock assessment and discuss possible red drum rule changes.  

Sizeable rewards offered in bald eagle case

November 04, 2010 

Two agencies are offering rewards for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a bald eagle Oct. 15 in Fort Walton Beach.  

Entangled manatee rescued and returned to wild

November 04, 2010 

Biologists with the FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute rescued a female manatee at the Safety Harbor Pier in the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday.  

Biologists capture, collar male panther near recent calf depredations

November 03, 2010 

The capture went smoothly and occurred without incident on Wednesday.  

Give thanks for hunting seasons galore

November 01, 2010 

November means the 2010-11 huntin' season's in full swing.  

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