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Public workshops to gather input on managing bears in south Florida

June 12, 2014 

First of 3 workshops will be June 25 in Sunrise. 

Help the FWC locate rare upland birds

June 11, 2014 

Southeastern American kestrel, burrowing owl, painted bunting often overlooked by traditional monitoring programs. 

Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Columbia County

June 10, 2014 

Applications due June 30. 

FWC to meet June 17-19 in Fort Myers

June 09, 2014 

June 17 session begins at 1 p.m. Other sessions start at 8:30 a.m. 

Sea turtle organization honors FWC biologist

May 22, 2014 

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

Monofilament fishing line perilous for pelicans

May 21, 2014 

A few simple precautions can prevent injury to pelicans, other wildlife. 

Transform your yard into a haven for wildlife

May 21, 2014 

Popular guide, "Planting a Refuge for Wildlife," is available again. 

Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary founder cited for wildlife-care violations

May 06, 2014 

Ralph Heath cited for 59 wildlife code violations. 

Sign your kids up now for Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp

May 06, 2014 

Six 1-week sessions for kids 9-15 begin June 16. 

Wildlife ‘rescues’ can do more harm than good

April 30, 2014 

In most cases the parent is foraging for food for itself and the newborn. 

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White and brown shrimp depend on estuaries as nursery habitats, leaving when they reach 4-5 inches in length. This “shrimp run” occurs in late summer or early fall.

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