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Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training

October 22, 2015 

Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training 

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in October

October 16, 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. 

TrophyCatch welcomes new partners

October 14, 2015 

TrophyCatch announced the successful conclusion of its third season as a citizen-science, conservation rewards program that continues to document Florida’s status as the bass fishing capital of the world. Entering into Season 4 several new businesses have partnered with the FWC to make TrophyCatch even more appealing. 

Learn a hobby at free Women’s Fishing Clinic in Crystal River

October 14, 2015 

Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by registering today for the FWC's Women’s Fishing Clinic in Crystal River on Nov. 14. Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment.  

FWRI opens its doors for the 21st annual MarineQuest

October 13, 2015 

The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish and wildlife and their habitats at the open house Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters on Tampa Bay (100 8th Ave. S.E., in downtown St. Petersburg). 

FWC addresses invasive plant growth in St. Johns River

October 13, 2015 

Applications of glyphosate and imazapyr aquatic herbicides will be made from Oct. 15 to 30 , if weather permits, on portions of the river between Highways 520 and 50. There are no restrictions on the use of water in the treatment area for recreational purposes, including swimming and fishing.  

FWC to conduct aquatic weed control on Lake Rousseau

October 13, 2015 

The FWC will be conducting aquatic weed control operations in Lake Rousseau through Oct. 23, using EPA-approved herbicides. During this period, water lettuce and water hyacinth found anywhere on the lake will be treated.  

The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. 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.

October 12, 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. 

Help plan the future of Salt Lake Wildlife Management Area

October 12, 2015 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff will present the draft land management plan for the FWC-managed WMA, and people will be encouraged to comment and ask questions.  

Plan to conserve Panama City crayfish goes to public for input

October 09, 2015 

The FWC is holding public meetings in Bay County this month to present a draft management plan to conserve the Panama City crayfish. 

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