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FWC awards 10 communities BearWise funding to reduce conflicts

September 12, 2018 

BearWise funding will be used to share the cost of bear-resistant trash cans, dumpsters and other equipment that will keep bears out of trash in neighborhoods and parks. 

FWC aiming to remove Northern African pythons in south Florida

September 06, 2018 

The Northern African python (also called an African rock or rock python) has been documented living in the Bird Drive Recharge Area, which covers approximately 6 square miles in western Miami-Dade County.  

FWC hosts iguana technical assistance workshop in Miramar

September 05, 2018 

The workshop will be held on Sept. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Miramar City Hall at 2300 Civic Center Place. Workshop participants will learn how to discourage iguanas from their property and about legal removal options and regulations pertaining to the species. 

FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Little Lake Harris

August 24, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will conduct aquatic plant control on Little Lake Harris during the week of Aug. 27, weather permitting. 

FWC hosting Deer Manager 101 course in Wakulla County

August 17, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Deer Manager 101 course for private landowners within five counties in northwest Florida. 

FWC receives applications for ‘BearWise’ funding

August 09, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be providing up to $500,000 in BearWise funding to local governments to help reduce human-bear conflicts. The funding helps offset some of the costs for residents and businesses to acquire bear-resistant trash cans and dumpsters. 

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Aug. 19 in West Palm Beach

August 09, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium are holding an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day event on Sunday, Aug. 19, in West Palm Beach. People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost. 

Help prevent CWD

August 07, 2018 

Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD as it’s more commonly called, has most recently been detected in Mississippi. This is the closest the fatal deer disease has been to our Florida border. 

FWC Aug. 14 workshop in Santa Rosa County encourages local governments to conserve gopher tortoises

August 03, 2018 

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.  

FWC’s Aug. 8 workshop in Miami-Dade County encourages local governments to conserve gopher tortoises

July 26, 2018 

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. A workshop is scheduled for Aug. 8 in Miami-Dade County. 

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Johnson's seagrass (Halophila johnsonii) lives only in Florida, and is the only federally listed threatened marine plant species.

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