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Florida plan conserving 57 imperiled fish and animals ready for public comment

November 19, 2015 

The plan combines managing the specific needs of 57 imperiled species with a new, larger-scale strategy addressing how to help multiple fish and wildlife species thrive and survive in the habitats they share. 

FWC Officer honored with agency’s Award of Valor, Purple Heart

November 18, 2015 

During the Nov. 18 FWC meeting in Panama City Beach, Officer David Brady, whose courage, training and perseverance saved his own life, received the agency’s Purple Heart and Award of Valor for his actions in the line of duty. 

TrophyCatch planning celebration for Hall Of Fame winners

November 17, 2015 

FWC staff will honor the 15 lucky anglers who entered a total of 17 Hall of Fame bass weighing more than 13 pounds each at a ceremony Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Bass Pro Shops in Orlando. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Cypress

November 10, 2015 

The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Cypress for the week beginning Monday, Nov. 16. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Levy County for December

November 10, 2015 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. 

FWC to meet Nov. 18-19 in Panama City

November 09, 2015 

The FWC will meet Nov. 18-19 at the Majestic Beach Resort, 10901 Front Beach Road, Panama City, FL 32407. Both sessions are open to the public. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in northwest Florida

November 09, 2015 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676. 

Bats take up residence in Madison’s abandoned tobacco barn

November 06, 2015 

Several biologists, along with city officials and extension office staff, recently checked out the roosting site in an abandoned tobacco barn. The two native bat species found roosting in the structure were identified as Southeastern myotis and Brazilian free-tailed. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Toho

November 05, 2015 

The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Tohopekaliga in the week beginning Monday, Nov. 9. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions. 

Stay informed with these tips for hunting season

November 02, 2015 

Whether enjoying the camaraderie of hunting with friends and family or relishing the solitude of hunting solo, November is the perfect time to appreciate Florida’s abundant wildlife populations and great hunting opportunities. 

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