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Monofilament recycling website gets new look, interactive map

January 31, 2018 

You can learn all of this and more by visiting the newly updated FWC Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program’s website at MRRP.MyFWC.com.  

Florida scrub-jays play starring role at Feb. 3 festival

January 29, 2018 

The free Florida Scrub-Jay and Wildlife Festival on Saturday, Feb. 3 in Volusia County offers an 8 a.m. early-bird hike, and continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with eco-buggy rides, guided hikes, wildlife exhibits and presentations, and activities for kids. 

FWC conducts aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau

January 29, 2018 

The FWC will conduct aquatic plant control on Lake Rousseau from Jan. 29 through Feb. 9, weather permitting. Invasive hydrilla will be treated only in boat trails, but water lettuce and water hyacinth will be treated throughout the lake.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trapper sought for south Palm Beach County

January 29, 2018 

The FWC's Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for a contracted nuisance alligator trapper in southern Palm Beach County (south of State Road 804). 

Recreational and commercial management changes for cobia in state waters of the Gulf effective Feb. 1

January 24, 2018 

These changes will further promote sustainable management of this fishery and were developed in coordination with anglers who were concerned about the fishery.  

Free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic coming up on St. George Island

January 24, 2018 

The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Feb. 3 at the St. George Island State Park. 

FWC hosts Lake Okeechobee habitat and fisheries management meeting

January 22, 2018 

The meeting will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the South Florida Water Management District Service Center, 3800 NW 16th Blvd., Suite A, Okeechobee, FL 34972.  

Explore the outdoors! Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area celebrates 75 years of Florida WMAs

January 18, 2018 

The FWC invites the public to enjoy this free, family-friendly Tosohatchee WMA event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event was rescheduled from a previously announced date. 

FWC installs fish attractors on Lake Talquin

January 17, 2018 

The FWC has installed a total of 100 fish attractors (artificial fish habitat) at four public fishing piers on Lake Talquin in order to enhance fishing opportunities for shore and bank anglers.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Broward County

January 12, 2018 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Broward County. 

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