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FWC moves forward on plan to manage, conserve Florida black bears

February 09, 2012 

Final action was not taken. Revisions will be discussed in June. 

Shikar-Safari honors FWC Officer of the Year Duane North

February 09, 2012 

Officer North, who works in Volusia County, has been with the FWC since 2008. 

FWC approves 2 boating safety zones in Monroe, Volusia counties

February 08, 2012 

Creation of the zones received positive feedback from the public. 

Commission votes to increase commercial fishing opportunities

February 08, 2012 

Changes relate to oyster harvest in Apalachicola Bay and king mackerel. 

FWC adopts new seasons for gag grouper in Gulf

February 08, 2012 

Recreational open season will be July 1 - Oct. 31; minimum commercial size lowered to 22 inches total length. 

Hydrilla treatment set for Lake Kissimmee

February 07, 2012 

Treatment will take place Feb. 14-15, weather permitting. 

Women’s outdoor workshop coming to Ocala

February 06, 2012 

There's room for 100 at the March 9-11 workshop. 

FWC selects new Northwest Region commander

February 03, 2012 

Bruce Cooper will oversee law enforcement operations for 16-county area. 

Deer hunting still goin’ strong in Zone D

February 01, 2012 

The most common kinds of game to hunt during this season are deer and wild hogs.  

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Manatees feed for 6 to 8 hours daily, consuming about 4 to 9 percent of their body weight in wet vegetation, such as seagrass and other aquatic plants.

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