December 08, 2016
The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla on Lake Lawne in Orlando on Tuesday, Dec. 13, weather permitting.
December 07, 2016
The FWC is planning to conduct a prescribed burn on 20,000 acres of Lake Okeechobee in a marsh area south of the Kissimmee River and north of the Indian Prairie (C-40) Canal.
December 06, 2016
The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2017, reopening to harvest Feb. 1.
December 05, 2016
Hunting during the holidays is such a longstanding tradition in our country, which allows hunters to participate in the management and conservation of wildlife while putting healthy, free-range protein on our family’s dinner table.
December 02, 2016
FWC fisheries biologists certified the first state record Mayan cichlid weighing 2.37 pounds caught by Jonathan Johnson from Fort Myers on Nov. 28, 2016.
December 02, 2016
Starting Dec. 5 through May 31, 2017, commercial and recreational harvest of oysters is prohibited on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
December 01, 2016
The new videos are being added to the existing “Living with Florida Black Bears” series and the FWC plans to release more bear-related videos in the coming months. The short videos help meet the information needs of a busy public.
November 30, 2016
The FWC will begin work to install waterway markers for state-adopted manatee protection zones in the St. Johns River within Putnam, Lake and Volusia counties. The work will begin mid-January and should be completed in four to six weeks.
November 29, 2016
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, 2017, reopening to harvest March 1, 2017.
November 23, 2016
Prescribed burn associations can partner with natural resource professionals, such as Landowner Assistance Program staff and university extension faculty, to receive technical assistance and training.