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Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 4

September 22, 2014 

The public can surrender any exotic animals they have been keeping as pets – no penalties, no questions asked. 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Nassau County

September 22, 2014 

Applications must be received by Oct. 8. 

FWRI gears up for 20th annual MarineQuest open house

September 19, 2014 

Saturday, Oct. 18 at FWRI headquarters in St. Petersburg. 

Deer hunting auxiliary check stations announced

September 19, 2014 

Ocala WMA hunters must check deer before field dressing or transporting deer out of WMA. 

Public input sought on permit request allowing lake restoration in north central Florida

September 19, 2014 

11 bodies of water are covered in the permit application. 

Boat ramp closed at Sneads Smokehouse Lake during construction

September 17, 2014 

Project expected to take about 6 weeks to complete. 

Free bowhunter course in Palm Beach County

September 17, 2014 

Saturday, Sept. 27 at Gator Guns & Archery Center, W. Palm Beach. 

Qualify to adopt an exotic pet from FWC

September 17, 2014 

Events planned for W. Palm Beach in October, Naples in November, Melbourne in April (2015). 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in north Florida

September 16, 2014 

Macclenny, Sept. 30; Lake City, Oct. 1. 

Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Putnam Co.

September 16, 2014 

Applications due Friday, Sept. 26. 

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