November 17, 2016
The FWC, at the Nov. 17 meeting in St. Petersburg, presented a custom-made, mounted metal lionfish trophy to the FWC’s first-ever Lionfish King, David Garrett.
November 16, 2016
At its November meeting, the FWC approved a proposal to designate 13 new Critical Wildlife Areas and improve five existing CWAs.
November 15, 2016
The FWC will receive over $19 million to continue current conservation programs related to shorebirds, Gulf of Mexico fisheries and sea turtle stranding response.
November 14, 2016
The FWC Panther Team has collected strong evidence a female Florida panther has finally crossed the Caloosahatchee River in southwest Florida.
November 04, 2016
Approximately 29 acres of noxious aquatic plants, including water primrose, spatterdock, knotweed, burhead sedge and other tussock-forming plant species, are targeted for removal from the lake.
November 03, 2016
The FWC is encouraging coastal business owners and homeowners in northwest Florida to consider investing in sea turtle-safe lighting upgrades in time for the 2017 nesting season, which begins in May.
November 01, 2016
With the onset of the manatee migration, the FWC reminds people in boats and personal watercraft to slow down to avoid manatees, particularly in shallow areas.
October 25, 2016
The festival provides an easily accessible way for families to learn the best ways to live with our native species and get their questions answered by biologists and other professional wildlife experts.
October 24, 2016
The order, which takes effect immediately, once again permits normal public access to all of the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA. However, deer hunting and the general gun-vehicle season remain canceled per Executive Order 16-21.
October 19, 2016
The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish, wildlife and their habitats on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg (100 Eighth Ave. SE).