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FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau

November 27, 2017 

The FWC will conduct aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau from Nov. 27 through Dec. 8, weather permitting. Invasive hydrilla will be treated only in boat trails, but water lettuce and water hyacinth will be treated throughout the lake.  

FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley accepts position with Ducks Unlimited, continuing life’s work in conservation

November 27, 2017 

The FWC congratulates Executive Director Nick Wiley on his new position as Chief Conservation Officer of Ducks Unlimited. He’ll begin his new role in January 2018. 

Snook harvest seasonal closure in Gulf starts Dec. 1

November 27, 2017 

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, and will remain closed through Feb. 28, 2018, reopening to harvest March 1, 2018.  

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FWC Facts:
Fish Camp is a week-long program where kids are emerged in fun activities that teach aquatic education, conservation, stewardship, safe boating and paddling, and of course fishing.

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