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Lee Lawshe is FWC's 2014 Officer of the Year

January 15, 2014 

Lawshe works in St. Johns County, will represent FWC throughout the year at various events. 

Give thanks for many things this holiday season

December 04, 2013 

More than 200 members of the FWC's Division of Law Enforcement have served in the military, are currently on active duty or are active in the reserves or National Guard. 

Stay safe, be responsible on public lands

October 28, 2013 

All safety precautions and resource laws are of vital importance, on both public and private lands. 

FWC officers: Ready in an instant

September 25, 2013 

They don’t work what most people would call traditional hours. 

FWC officers-to-be living the recruit life

August 21, 2013 

Protecting our valuable natural resources requires a broad knowledge of Florida’s fish and wildlife and a mastery of many technical skills. 

Exploring new depths

July 23, 2013 

The FWC has launched a pilot dive program, and it's off to a great start. 

Creating the next generation that cares

June 14, 2013 

FWC officers fulfill a vital role in the lives of our youth. 

Enjoy a safe day on the water – and stay out of trouble!

May 13, 2013 

In 2012 there were over 700 boating accidents, and 55 people tragically lost their lives. 

Talking turkey

April 02, 2013 

From helping hunters stay safe, to answering questions, to checking for poachers, FWC officers are engaged throughout the season.  

FWC officers: On the front lines

March 05, 2013 

Conservation officers often end up on the front lines of dangerous situations while routinely protecting us and our valuable natural resources. 

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FWC Facts:
Numerous marine species, like blue crabs, redfish, white shrimp, stingrays, tarpon, are found more than 100 miles upstream in the freshwater portions of the St. Johns River.

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