October 24, 2016
The order, which takes effect immediately, once again permits normal public access to all of the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA. However, deer hunting and the general gun-vehicle season remain canceled per Executive Order 16-21.
October 19, 2016
The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish, wildlife and their habitats on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg (100 Eighth Ave. SE).
September 22, 2016
Tina Hannon, a biologist at the FWC's Three Lakes WMA, received the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Resource Manager of the Year award at the Governor and Cabinet’s Sept. 20 meeting in Tallahassee.
July 01, 2016
In Franklin County the FWC is considering designating two new CWAs: Flagg Island and Lanark Reef. The FWC is also considering modifications to the St. George Causeway CWA.
May 25, 2016
This Memorial Day Weekend, the FWC and Audubon are reminding Floridians to share our beaches and islands with rare and declining species of waterbirds that are currently nesting statewide.
April 29, 2016
The FWC and Audubon Florida are launching an art contest for kids to celebrate moms and raise awareness about beach-nesting shorebirds and seabirds in Florida.
April 26, 2016
A 10-year plan for the Platt Branch WEA will be presented at a public hearing in Highlands County on Thursday, May 5. People are invited to attend the 7 p.m. public hearing at the Sebring Civic Center, 355 W. Center Ave.
April 07, 2016
From hitting the beach to hiking a Wildlife Management Area trail, spring in the Sunshine State provides countless outdoor recreation opportunities. It’s also a great time of the year to see some of the state’s fascinating wildlife species.
March 22, 2016
Shorebird nesting season is underway along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of Florida and the FWC reminds beachgoers to watch out for and to avoid disturbing birds and their young.
March 08, 2016
Beachgoers lucky enough to spot horseshoe crabs are asked to note how many they see and whether the horseshoe crabs are mating. In addition, biologists ask observers to provide the date, time, location, habitat type and environmental conditions – such as tides and moon phase – when a sighting occurs.