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Public input sought on anchoring and mooring program

September 25, 2013 

Brief, online survey available through Oct. 7 

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute to host 19th annual MarineQuest open house

September 18, 2013 

Saturday, Oct. 19 in St. Petersburg. 

Volunteers needed on National Public Lands Day

September 18, 2013 

Ridge Rangers doing projects at 9 sites on Sept. 28. 

FWC’s Wynn receives prestigious conservation award

September 16, 2013 

Southwest Regional Director honored by Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 

Sea turtle nest disturbed; identity of photographed subject sought

August 28, 2013 

Incident occurred Aug. 13 on Casey Key, in Sarasota Co. 

Lakes June, Istokpoga aquatic plant management meeting Aug. 28

August 19, 2013 

Meeting will be 10 a.m. - noon at H.L. Bishop Park, Lake Placid. 

Help plan the future of Fisheating Creek WMA

July 18, 2013 

A 10-year plan for the WMA will be presented Aug. 1 at a public hearing in Glades County.  

FWC, partners release 7 rehabilitated manatees rescued during recent red tide

July 09, 2013 

So far, 9 of 15 surviving manatees have been released. 

SW Fla. blue crab trap closure starts July 10, followed by Big Bend

July 01, 2013 

Closures allow for identification, removal of lost, abandoned traps. 

Spearfishing allowed in Collier County state waters starting June 30

June 24, 2013 

It is among the most effective methods for lionfish removal. 

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