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).
October 18, 2016
The FWC is now moving forward with the process to allocate “BearWise” funding to communities and local governments in bear range.
October 04, 2016
If you are trying to remove bats from your dwelling, exclusion is the only legal and appropriate method.
September 29, 2016
To continue the cutting-edge science being conducted on Florida’s black bears, FWC researchers recently placed radio-collars on 16 adult female bears to track their movements in and around Tates Hell State Forest in northwest Florida.
September 23, 2016
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with the FWC Saturday, Sept. 24, by getting outdoors and appreciating the contributions to conservation and wildlife that hunters and anglers make daily.
September 22, 2016
One 18-inch-long Burmese python was found on Aug. 2, 2016, in Key Largo, and a second similar-sized python was found on Aug. 3 in the same location. A third hatchling was found on Aug. 23 in north Key Largo.