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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. 

FWC featured in winter 2016 Guy Harvey Magazine

February 19, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Special Edition of Guy Harvey Magazine is hitting the stands soon. The winter 2016 publication focuses on all things Florida fishing and the agency’s efforts. 

Public meeting set on managing aquatic plant life in Tallahassee area lakes

February 19, 2016 

The FWC will hold a public meeting on Feb. 23, to discuss the management of aquatic plants in five Tallahassee area lakes (Jackson, Carr, Iamonia, Miccosukee and Munson). The meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 170 at the Carr Building, 3800 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee.  

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

February 18, 2016 

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Crystal River on Feb. 27. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Orlando’s Lake Lawne

February 18, 2016 

The FWC’s Invasive Plant Management Section will treat the entire lake for the purpose of managing hydrilla. 

Lake Toho treatment areas

February 16, 2016 

The FWC’s Invasive Plant Management Section will treat a total of 1,030 acres of hydrilla on this Osceola County lake. The treatment will help boaters navigate the lake, aid in flood protection and prevent encroachment by hydrilla on native plants. 

Barracuda, anemone workshops; plan to attend today

February 16, 2016 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting several south Florida workshops in February to gather public input on barracuda and anemones. These workshops are free and open to anyone interested in participating. 

FWC approves new freshwater bass conservation measures

February 11, 2016 

Anglers will be allowed to keep smaller, more abundant largemouth bass. Length limits for black bass species will be changed and many specific rules for different water bodies will be eliminated. 

FWC considers modifying 2016 Gulf recreational red snapper season

February 10, 2016 

The newly proposed season would be open Saturdays and Sundays in May starting May 7. On May 28, the season would open continuously through July 10. Finally, the season would reopen for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, and on Labor Day. This would provide for a 78-day season in Gulf state waters. 

FWC approves gag, black grouper size limit; gag season changes

February 10, 2016 

These changes are expected to go into effect prior to June 1 recreational season opening and will be announced on MyFWC.com and via a press release. 

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