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Have fun helping wildlife, wild places when holiday shopping

November 24, 2015 

This holiday season, consider gifts to show your support of wildlife and help carry on the tradition of spending time with family and friends on Florida’s beautiful beaches, waterways and wildlife conservation areas.  

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Cypress

November 10, 2015 

The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Cypress for the week beginning Monday, Nov. 16. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Toho

November 05, 2015 

The FWC is planning to treat hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in portions of Lake Tohopekaliga in the week beginning Monday, Nov. 9. The scheduled treatment is subject to weather conditions. 

Periodic Rodman Reservoir drawdown has begun

November 02, 2015 

The reservoir will be 7 feet below normal water level for over three months from the middle of November 2015 to the beginning of March 2016 

Red tide confirmed in Florida: What you need to know

October 30, 2015 

FWC researchers are currently monitoring two blooms along Florida’s Gulf coast, one located in northwest Florida and the other in southwest Florida. 

Slow down for manatees migrating to warmer waters

October 29, 2015 

Boaters should be aware that many seasonal manatee protection zones go into effect on Nov. 15 throughout the state. For information about manatee protection zones by county, including the seasonal changes, go to MyFWC.com/Manatee, and click on “Data and Maps.”  

Prescribed fire scheduled for western Lake Okeechobee

October 28, 2015 

The prescribed fire is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 29, through Monday, Nov. 2, weather permitting. Access to the navigational trails through the bay may be limited temporarily during the fire for safety reasons. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for two Osceola County lakes

October 28, 2015 

The FWC will treat 515 acres on Lake Hatchineha and 532 acres on Lake Kissimmee the first week of November by airboat with Aquathol K™, which has no restrictions for fishing, swimming or irrigation.  

FWC to conduct aquatic weed control on Lake Rousseau

October 26, 2015 

The FWC will be conducting aquatic weed control operations in Lake Rousseau using Environmental Protection Agency-approved herbicides through Nov. 6. 

FWC addresses invasive plant growth in St. Johns River

October 13, 2015 

Applications of glyphosate and imazapyr aquatic herbicides will be made from Oct. 15 to 30 , if weather permits, on portions of the river between Highways 520 and 50. There are no restrictions on the use of water in the treatment area for recreational purposes, including swimming and fishing.  

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