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Florida Gopher Tortoise Day is all about community awareness!

April 03, 2017 

Florida Gopher Tortoise Day is being celebrated on April 10, with the FWC encouraging communities, organizations and individuals to help conserve this threatened species. 

Sturgeon returning to the Suwannee River

April 03, 2017 

Going slow is recommended to reduce the risk of impact and to have more reaction time if a jumping sturgeon is encountered. Boaters are always encouraged to wear their life jackets at all times while on the water. 

Florida’s WMA system turns 75; nearly 6 million acres strong

April 03, 2017 

WMAs are managed for conservation and recreation, and offer diverse and exciting public hunting opportunities.  

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Boats less than 16 feet long must carry at least 3 visual distress signals approved for nighttime use whenever they are on coastal waters from sunset to sunrise.

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