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FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Key Largo

November 13, 2014 

The public will have opportunities to speak both days. 

FWC, partners unlock some mysteries behind red tide in 5-year study

November 12, 2014 

The organism uses a variety of nutrients from different sources. 

Slow down as manatees start their swim to warmer waters

November 12, 2014 

November is Manatee Awareness Month. 

Public comments for Law Enforcement reaccreditation assessment sought

November 06, 2014 

Accreditation holds an agency to a higher level of accountability. 

Give thanks for hunting opportunities galore

October 31, 2014 

November means the 2014-15 huntin’ season is in full swing. 

FWC hatcheries stocking 3.5 million freshwater fish, spreading a little 'sunshine'

October 31, 2014 

Most of those fish are striped bass hybrids - sunshine bass. 

Father-daughter fishing adventure leads to unexpected surprise in saltwater catfish dinner

October 24, 2014 

Saltwater cats are good to eat after all. 

Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in state, federal waters

October 08, 2014 

Season to remain open through May 15. Regulations are the same in state, federal waters. 

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in West Palm Beach

October 08, 2014 

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Everglades Youth Conservation Camp. 

Another good year for sea turtles nesting in Florida

October 08, 2014 

Loggerhead nest numbers remain high; leatherbacks reached state new record. 

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