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Fishing association honors FWC marine fisheries employee for conservation work

June 18, 2014 

Jim Estes receives Capt. Phil Chapman Conservation Award. 

Fishing association honors FWC officer

June 18, 2014 

Officer Craig Baker presented with award from Florida Guides Assoc. 

Boaters urged to go slow due to leaping sturgeon

June 13, 2014 

Gulf sturgeon inhabit several northwest Florida rivers. 

Workshop set for gopher tortoise conservation

June 13, 2014 

Wednesday, June 25 in Tallahassee. 

Workshops set for gopher tortoise conservation

June 13, 2014 

Monday, June 30 in Seminole County; Wednesday, July 2 in Polk County. 

Workshop set for gopher tortoise conservation

June 13, 2014 

Monday, July 14 in Martin County. 

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. 

Boating restrictions deactivated on Zone 5 of Suwannee River

June 10, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake no longer in effect for 32-mile segment. 

Lake Underhill to receive hydrilla treatment

June 10, 2014 

Treatment will occur June 17, weather permitting. 

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Pocket gophers are only 10-12 inches long, but they can dig tunnel systems that extend for 500 feet or more, although 145 feet is the norm.

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