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FWC uses prescribed fire as best management tool for maintaining wildlife habitat

January 04, 2018 

Prescribed fire is the best and most cost-effective tool the FWC's wildlife managers have for managing wildlife habitat, especially large tracts.  

Everglades-area WMAs open to public

December 21, 2017 

The FWC). has rescinded executive orders that established special restrictions on portions of the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor and Holey Land Wildlife Management Areas. Rotenberger WMA will remain closed because of continued high-water levels. 

Conservation group honors Florida Youth Hunting Program coordinator

December 20, 2017 

The Florida Sportsmen’s Conservation Association honored Jonathan Roberts for his efforts coordinating the Youth Hunting Program of Florida.  

Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in January

December 08, 2017 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. 

FWC Commissioners elect new chairman, vice chairman

December 07, 2017 

At its meeting Dec. 7 in Gainesville, the Florida FWC elected Bo Rivard, of Panama City, to serve as chairman and Robert Spottswood, of Key West, as vice chairman.  

FWC appoints Eric Sutton as executive director

December 07, 2017 

The FWC Commission voted to appoint Eric Sutton, assistant executive director, to the position of executive director, effective Dec. 8. Nick Wiley, current executive director, retires later this month. 

Bowhunting course offered in Miami-Dade County

December 06, 2017 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Learn about duck and dove hunting with new guide and webpage

December 01, 2017 

The new waterfowl guide and revamped dove hunting webpage are available for the second phase of waterfowl and coot season and the third phase of mourning and white-winged dove, which both open in December.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Duval County

December 01, 2017 

To learn more about becoming a contracted nuisance alligator trapper and to apply online, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.”  

FWC promotes conservation of white-tailed deer, catches three deer poachers

November 29, 2017 

An investigation into deer poaching in Hamilton County resulted in charges for three men for taking deer during a closed season, according to FWC officers.  

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