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Family Saltwater Fishing Clinic Jan. 20 in Jupiter

January 08, 2018 

The Fisheries for Veterans Project will host a day-long saltwater fishing clinic for adults and their family members 13 years and older from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Jan. 20 at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area,. 

St. Johns River blue crab trap closure starts Jan. 16

January 05, 2018 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in all waters of the St. Johns River system must be removed from the water before Jan. 16, the first day of a 10-day trap closure.  

FWC uses prescribed fire as best management tool for maintaining wildlife habitat

January 04, 2018 

Prescribed fire is the best and most cost-effective tool the FWC's wildlife managers have for managing wildlife habitat, especially large tracts.  

FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather

January 03, 2018 

FWC staff, partners and volunteers are monitoring the status of marine species affected most by the cold, and are prepared in case rescues are needed. 

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