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Join free fun at Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza

January 28, 2015 

Join friends and neighbors for free birding tours, live entertainment, exhibitors and much more at Birdapalooza, a celebration Feb. 7 of the rich diversity of birds and wildlife on Lake Apopka on the shores of one of Florida’s largest lakes. 

FWC to hold public hearings on proposed manatee zones for western Pinellas

January 26, 2015 

The FWC will hold two public hearings Tuesday, Jan. 27, and Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. to gather additional public comment.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for southern Lake Co.

January 22, 2015 

Applications must be received by Jan. 30. 

Florida panther returned to the wild after recovering from vehicle strike

January 07, 2015 

The 2-year-old male was set loose in Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park in Okeechobee Co. 

Help plan the future of Hilochee Wildlife Management Area

December 01, 2014 

Dec. 16 public hearing at 7 p.m. in Tavares. 

Public workshops seek input on managing bears in Big Bend

November 24, 2014 

In Homosassa, Dec. 2; Dade City, Dec. 3; Chiefland, Dec. 4. 

FWC seeks input on proposed manatee zones for western Pinellas

November 20, 2014 

FWC staff will seek further public input on proposed zones. 

Babcock/Webb 100-yard rifle-shooting range to close for repairs

October 22, 2014 

Other ranges on the property will remain open. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

October 07, 2014 

Oct. 11 at Naples City Pier in Naples. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinics promise day of learning, fun

September 29, 2014 

Oct. 4 in St. Petersburg; Oct. 11 in Naples. 

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