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Talkin’ turkey

February 28, 2014 

Hopefully, you’ve already started brushing up on your turkey calling, ’cause spring gobbler season is here. 

‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ weekend offers angling fun in Matlacha

February 26, 2014 

March 8-9 at Matlacha Community Center. 

Public meetings to gather input on managing bears in central Florida

February 26, 2014 

Seven meetings scheduled for March. 

Gulf reef fish workshops scheduled for March

February 25, 2014 

Public input sought on proposal to improve recreational reef fish data collection. 

Snook to reopen in Gulf state waters

February 25, 2014 

Season will be open March 1 - April 30. 

Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Baker County

February 25, 2014 

Applications must be received by March 10. 

Hunter safety course in Broward County

February 21, 2014 

Saturday, March 8 at Markham Park Shooting Range. 

Biologists rescue panther kitten in Collier County

February 20, 2014 

Because he was so young when rescued, he hadn't learned survival skills and cannot be returned to the wild. 

Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza

February 20, 2014 

Saturday, March 1 at Magnolia Park, Apopka. 

Open house meetings will discuss largemouth bass conservation on Lake Okeechobee

February 19, 2014 

Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Clewiston; Thursday, Feb. 27 in Okeechobee. 

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