September 30, 2015
Starting Thursday, Oct. 1, you can register for the Python Removal competition online at PythonChallenge.Org. If you are one of the first 200 people to sign up, you will receive a free 2016 Python Challenge™ T-shirt.
September 18, 2015
This free event is open to the public and will be held in front of Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Surrendered animals will be accepted between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. These animals will be checked by a veterinarian and made available for adoption by experienced individuals who are capable of caring for them.
September 03, 2015
Additional partners have joined the FWC and the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida Inc. for the 2016 Python Challenge™. Lands managed by the South Florida Water Management District, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will be part of the competition.
September 03, 2015
The agency plans to finalize its new Waste Management Action Plan, implement the comprehensive approach to waste management and bears, and continue working closely with partners on solutions.
September 02, 2015
The panther position paper is available by going to MyFWC.com/Commission and clicking on “Commission Meetings” then “Agenda” for this meeting.
August 18, 2015
Details about upcoming training events, competition rules, registration, prizes and events will be posted at PythonChallenge.org as they are finalized.
August 12, 2015
Heavy rain and rough weather along southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast are impacting sea turtle nests along the beaches, jeopardizing the eggs and hatchlings emerging from the nests.
August 10, 2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding regional workshops to present information on opportunities for local governments to help conserve gopher tortoises in Florida. The last of the south Florida workshops is scheduled for Aug. 19 in Port St. Lucie.
August 09, 2015
Rachael D. Lilienthal, from Orlando, was injured Aug. 8 when an alligator bit her while she was swimming in the Wekiva River just west of the Wekiva Island Marina.
August 03, 2015
The goal of these workshops is to identify ways cities and counties can participate in conserving one of Florida’s threatened species. In addition, the FWC will discuss financial incentives available for local governments.