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Public meeting to address managing aquatic plant life on Lake Okeechobee

August 29, 2017 

The FWC will hold a public meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, at the Clewiston Youth Center to address the management of aquatic plants on Lake Okeechobee. 

Bowhunting course offered in Palm Beach County

August 01, 2017 

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in West Palm Beach at 561-625-5122. 

Bully netting best practices for harvesters and homeowners

July 24, 2017 

Spiny lobster season is gearing up, and it is not just for divers. Harvesting lobster at night with the use of bully nets and lights is legal and fun, and is popular in the Florida Keys and portions of Miami-Dade County.  

High water prompts temporary closures in three south Florida WMAs

February 03, 2016 

Due to recent rainfall, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has temporarily closed several activities and roads in Everglades and Francis S. Taylor, Holey Land and Rotenberger Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). 

Report Florida Keys reptiles, amphibians to FWC

January 19, 2016 

Biologists from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) need your help evaluating the status of reptiles and amphibians via online submissions. 

Pond stocking means good fishing to come in St. Lucie County area

November 30, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission (FWC), in partnership with the Treasure Coast Research and Development Authority, recently stocked 3,500 bluegill and redear sunfish into the 7-acre pond at the St. Lucie County Treasure Coast Research Park. 

Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training

October 22, 2015 

Learn how to catch a python with free hands-on training 

Free bowhunting education course offered in Palm Beach County

September 23, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free bowhunting education course in Palm Beach County on Oct. 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Gator Guns and Archery Center, 2154 Zip Code Place, #7, West Palm Beach. 

Free hunter safety courses offered in Palm Beach County

September 23, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in Palm Beach County. 

FWC arrests lobster poachers in Miami-Dade County

May 13, 2015 

FWC and Biscayne National Park law enforcement officers arrested three people on Saturday, May 9, for poaching spiny lobsters in Miami-Dade County. 

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