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CCA FLORIDA AND DUKE ENERGY PARTNER TO SUPPORT REDFISH POPULATION RECOVERY IN RED TIDE AFFECTED SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

September 10, 2018 

Nonprofit-corporate partnership expands to stock the redfish population on Florida’s southwest coast following Florida red tide. 

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. 

Tips to improve your bow season

September 05, 2018 

To make the most of your time afield, Becky Shuman, the FWC's assistant deer program coordinator and biologist, offers the following tips about deer and hunting on Florida’s wildlife management areas.  

Bay scallop season closes Sept. 11 in Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County

September 05, 2018 

The 2018 recreational bay scallop season for Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County closes Sept. 11 with the last day open to harvest being Sept. 10.  

Hunter safety course offered in October for Lafayette County

September 05, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525. 

Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in October

September 05, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525.  

Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in four counties in September

September 05, 2018 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.  

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

August 27, 2018 

The Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will be open for harvest Sept. 1 through Dec. 31. 

FWC expands access to boating safety exam by allowing online providers to offer courses

August 16, 2018 

Access to Florida’s Boater Education Temporary Certificate Program has been expanded, thanks to work done by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to make allowances for online course providers to offer the required courses over the internet. 

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