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Public input sought on FWC permit request to restore 46 area lakes, water bodies

March 12, 2015 

The FWC seeks a permit that would authorize all of its routine mechanical aquatic plant maintenance activities related to habitat restoration and navigation maintenance within these water bodies for a period of 15 years.  

Little Lake Harris to receive hydrilla treatment

March 12, 2015 

Hydrilla is an invasive, exotic, aquatic plant spread easily by boats throughout the state's lakes and rivers. Managing and treating it is necessary for the health of Florida's waters and to enable continued recreational boating and other aquatic activities. 

Public input sought on permit request allowing FWC lake restoration in south Florida

March 11, 2015 

The proposed restoration activities on lakes and other water bodies would improve habitat for fish and wildlife and provide outdoor opportunities for boating, angling and wildlife viewing. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Palm Beach County

March 10, 2015 

It will be at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp, J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area on March 21 and 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Free bowhunting education course offered in Palm Beach County

March 10, 2015 

The FWC is offering a free bowhunting education course in Palm Beach County on March 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gator Guns & Archery Center, 2154 Zip Code Place, #7, West Palm Beach. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Broward and Palm Beach counties

March 10, 2015 

People interested in attending this course may register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. 

Public input sought on FWC permit request for lake restoration

March 09, 2015 

The FWC is seeking a permit which would authorize all of its routine mechanical aquatic plant maintenance activities related to habitat restoration and navigation maintenance within these water bodies for a period of 15 years.  

Public input sought on permit request allowing FWC lake restoration

March 09, 2015 

The FWC is seeking a permit that would authorize all of its routine mechanical aquatic plant maintenance activities related to habitat restoration and navigation maintenance within these water bodies for a period of 15 years 

Boat ramp to close at 40 Mile Bend for repairs

March 09, 2015 

This boat ramp provides access to the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. It will be closed to public use while the FWC repairs the ramp. The FWC anticipates the closure to last one week, March 17 – March 24. 

Free hunter safety courses offered in Bay, Leon counties

March 06, 2015 

People interested in attending these courses can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. 

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