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Free hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in Escambia, Santa Rosa counties

July 31, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. 

Information sought regarding unlawful harvest of alligator in Jackson County

May 22, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking information regarding the unlawful harvest of an alligator in Jackson County. 

Volunteers needed at Escribano Point WMA

February 26, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking volunteers from the public to assist in conservation efforts at Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area (WMA). 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered in Northwest Florida

February 23, 2015 

People interested in attending one of these courses can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. 

Public meeting set on managing aquatic plant life in Lake Jackson

January 23, 2015 

The meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Community Center, 3840 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Gadsden County

January 14, 2015 

The course takes place at Talon Shooting Range, 550 Commerce Blvd., Midway.  

Prescribed burn planned for Escribano Point WMA

January 09, 2015 

The burn is expected to be finished in one day. The public should expect to see smoke from the fire throughout the weekend. 

Northwest Florida blue crab trap closure ending early

January 09, 2015 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may be placed back in state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) from the Florida/Alabama state line through the Franklin/Wakulla county line starting Saturday, Jan. 10. 

DNA test helps identify bear that bit teenager in Eastpoint

January 02, 2015 

Genetic samples from victim's clothing matched those from bear captured, euthanized. 

Bear bites girl in Eastpoint; FWC responding

December 22, 2014 

Officers and biologists immediately responded to the scene and have initiated trapping and removal efforts. 

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