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Florida scrub-jays will be in the spotlight at Feb. 18 festival

February 06, 2017 

Come celebrate this songbird at the 8th annual Florida Scrub-Jay Festival on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, External Website about 12 miles south of Stuart on U.S. 1. 

Fishing line and tackle disposal – It’s about more than just monofilament

February 06, 2017 

When left in the aquatic environment, fishing line and tackle create potential traps for unsuspecting wildlife that can become entangled and snared, leading to injury and death.  

Hunter safety internet-completion course offered in Jefferson County

February 06, 2017 

Those interested in attending these courses 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. 

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The range of a male Florida black bear is about 60,000 acres. For a female, it's 15,000 acres.

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