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FWC releases 2013 boating accident statistics, stresses safe boating

May 23, 2014 

Lack of a proper lookout is a leading cause of boating accidents. 

FWC deactivates Zone 2 boating restrictions on Suwannee River

May 22, 2014 

18-mile stretch no longer idle-speed, no-wake. 

Sea turtle organization honors FWC biologist

May 22, 2014 

Anne Meylan given Lifetime Achievement Award from International Sea Turtle Society. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

May 22, 2014 

Saturday, May 31, at Fort Clinch State Park, Fernandina Beach. 

Celebrate summer with safe boating

May 21, 2014 

Nothing says the start of summer better than a sunny day and a boat ride with family and friends. 

Sign up now for Everglades Youth Conservation Camp

May 21, 2014 

One-week sessions begin June 15. 

Monofilament fishing line perilous for pelicans

May 21, 2014 

A few simple precautions can prevent injury to pelicans, other wildlife. 

Bass management change proposed; meetings scheduled

May 21, 2014 

Meetings are May 29 in Lake Wales, June 16 in Lakeland. 

Transform your yard into a haven for wildlife

May 21, 2014 

Popular guide, "Planting a Refuge for Wildlife," is available again. 

Gulf recreational red snapper season opens May 24 in state waters

May 19, 2014 

Season will remain open through July 14. 

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FWC Facts:
Brown hoplo, a nonnative, armored catfish, is found throughout central and south Florida. They can survive in low-oxygen backwaters and ditches, where they gulp air at the surface.

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