September 19, 2016
People can surrender their exotic pets at the event without penalty or cost, whether they are being kept legally or illegally. The Exotic Pet Amnesty program helps to reduce the number of nonnative species being released into the wild.
September 15, 2016
One of the nation’s leading bear scientists, Dr. Joseph D. Clark of the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Tennessee, has released the final modeling results estimating Florida’s black bear population.
September 13, 2016
The FWC recommends residents and visitors in Florida’s coastal communities follow these guidelines to help conserve sea turtles and their hatchlings:
September 12, 2016
The FWC continues to move forward with an unprecedented initiative to conserve some of Florida’s most vulnerable wildlife by designating and modifying Critical Wildlife Areas throughout Florida.
September 09, 2016
At its Sept. 8 meeting in St. Augustine, the FWC approved draft rule changes to existing venomous reptile regulations to improve public safety.
September 08, 2016
Due to recent storm events, the FWC has temporarily closed several activities and roads in the Everglades Wildlife Management Area until further notice. Fishing and other specified activities will remain open.
September 08, 2016
Mike Brooks, an innovative leader of the state’s Wildlife Management Area system, has been honored with the 2016 Louise Humphrey Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to the conservation of Florida’s fish and wildlife.
September 06, 2016
About 155 acres of invasive hydrilla will be treated only on the boat trails of this lake bordering Citrus and Levy counties during the weeks of Sept. 5 and Sept. 12, weather permitting.
August 25, 2016
Well-meaning efforts to rescue a sea turtle hatchling by helping it leave a nest or picking it up and placing it in the ocean are not good ideas, according to FWC biologists.
August 24, 2016
The FWC and the Brevard Zoo are holding an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day event on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Brevard Zoo. People can surrender their exotic pets at the event without penalty or cost, whether they are being kept legally or illegally.