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Does the ivory-bill still exist?

December 20, 2010 

Adult ivory-bills measured 19 to 21 inches, were bluish-black in color and had white markings on the neck, sides and back, resembling a white saddle.  

FWC plays it cool on snook protection

December 06, 2010 

Snook have been strictly regulated in Florida for more than 50 years. 

Nature's laws are a paradox at work

November 17, 2010 

The nature of nature is sometimes counterintuitive to our everyday, common-sense thought processes. This paradoxical subject deserves far more attention than it gets.  

Fishing event to boost conservation, hatchery effort

October 26, 2010 

When an occasion to pursue big fish coincides with a chance to contribute to the future of fishing in Florida, you can imagine that there is a lot of interest.  

When is an accident not an accident?

October 18, 2010 

Hunting season is here again, and that means we'll likely see reports of people shooting each other, shooting themselves or falling out of tree stands.  

New deer seasons benefit sportsmen

September 30, 2010 

I have heard many great reports that hunters are very happy with this year’s change of hunting zones and season dates. 

Florida's black bears in the spotlight

September 17, 2010 

The plan proposes a framework to manage bears at the local level, including conserving appropriate amounts of bear habitat, stabilizing the level of complaints about bears, and making sure there's a way to fund the plan's implementation.  

FWC employees perform above and beyond to respond to oil spill disaster

September 09, 2010 

At the height of the oil spill, FWC employees tirelessly carried out responsibilities to protect our precious natural resources and preserve the scenic beauty of our great state.  

State Wildlife Grants program kicks off for 2011

August 25, 2010 

Keeping common species common is the battle cry for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Wildlife Legacy Initiative. 

FWC cracks down on illegal Internet sales

August 05, 2010 

Online businesses that deal in the wildlife trade are an increasing concern for Florida's law enforcement agencies.  

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