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Sea turtle organization honors FWC biologist

May 22, 2014 

Anne Meylan given Lifetime Achievement Award from International Sea Turtle Society. 

Bass management change proposed; meetings scheduled

May 21, 2014 

Meetings are May 29 in Lake Wales, June 16 in Lakeland. 

Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary founder cited for wildlife-care violations

May 06, 2014 

Ralph Heath cited for 59 wildlife code violations. 

Boating, angling demonstrations at Chinsegut Conservation Center

April 30, 2014 

Free program Friday night, May 2. 

Bass fingerlings stocked in Lake Pierce by FWC

April 25, 2014 

160,000 fingerlings now swimming in 3,728-acre Polk Co. lake. 

Precautions urged for Englewood Super Boat Grand Prix

April 11, 2014 

Spectators, commercial fishermen advised. 

Lake Istokpoga crappie fishery doing well

March 28, 2014 

3-year study confirms it. 

Free fishing derby at Tenoroc Fish Management Area

March 28, 2014 

No freshwater fishing license required for free April 5 event. 

FWC captures panther near the beach; relocates it to more suitable area

March 24, 2014 

Approximately 2-year-old male was far from where panthers are typically seen. 

Prescribed burn scheduled for Lake Isabel

March 20, 2014 

Weather permitting, crews will burn 60 acres on March 21. 

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