March 25, 2016
The FWC is sponsoring a free youth freshwater fishing derby at Tenoroc Fish Management Area and Youth Conservation Center in Lakeland on April 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. No fishing license is required on this particular weekend but preregistration is required for the derby.
March 14, 2016
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Calhoun County.
March 02, 2016
The FWC has come out with these steps to rescue a hooked bird: Reel in the bird. Remove the hook. Release the bird. Go to www.MyFWC.com/unhook for details.
February 19, 2016
Anglers, hunters and other outdoor recreation enthusiasts with impairments will have greater access to the outdoors, thanks to a group of partners who have pledged to donate Action Trackchairs to the FWC. The Trackchairs, which are off-road wheelchairs that allow users to navigate unpaved surfaces such as hiking trails, shooting ranges, lakes and beaches, will be made available through the FWC’s Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network.
January 12, 2016
The free, family-friendly 2016 Python Challenge™ Invasive Species Awareness Festival happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 16, at Florida International University’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus in Miami.
December 08, 2015
The FWC is conducting a Virtual Snake Finding Mission, “releasing” toy snakes near popular Florida landmarks in an effort to raise awareness about nonnative species in Florida. The search for the toy snakes ̶ which are superimposed on pictures of Florida landmarks ̶ is part of the 2016 Python Challenge™.
October 22, 2015
Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training
October 14, 2015
Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by registering today for the FWC's Women’s Fishing Clinic in Crystal River on Nov. 14. Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment.
October 13, 2015
The public is invited to explore Florida’s fish and wildlife and their habitats at the open house Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters on Tampa Bay (100 8th Ave. S.E., in downtown St. Petersburg).
September 25, 2015
Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Petersburg on Oct. 10.