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Restoration project prompts temporary closure in portions of CREW Wildlife, Environmental Area

February 26, 2016 

The FWC will temporarily close portions of the CREW Wildlife and Environmental Area located in Lee and Collier counties. A restoration project in the WEA has resulted in this action. The project will commence Feb. 29 for an anticipated period of 18 months. 

Bowhunting safety courses offered in Broward, Palm Beach counties

February 25, 2016 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future bowhunting classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Hunter safety courses offered in March

February 25, 2016 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676. 

Hunter safety courses offered in Broward, Hendry, Monroe, Palm Beach counties

February 24, 2016 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Partners expand access to the outdoors by donating Trackchairs to the FWC

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. 

Statewide student archery tournament Feb. 27 in Bartow

February 18, 2016 

The ninth annual tournament will be conducted in two formats: a live tournament that will take place at Bartow’s Carver Recreation Center, 520 Idlewood Ave. S., and a virtual tournament for schools whose students cannot travel. 

Hunter safety course offered in Miami-Dade County

February 12, 2016 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Hunter safety course offered in March for Lafayette County

February 05, 2016 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525.  

High water prompts temporary closures in three south Florida WMAs

February 03, 2016 

Due to recent rainfall, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has temporarily closed several activities and roads in Everglades and Francis S. Taylor, Holey Land and Rotenberger Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Gulf County for February

February 02, 2016 

Those interested in attending the course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676. 

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