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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. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

May 13, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward County. 

FWC requests public to share images, video of barge that sank in Fort Pierce inlet

February 26, 2015 

FWC Law Enforcement is continuing the investigation into the cirumstances surrounding a barge that sank in the Fort Pierce inlet on Feb. 24 and is asking the public for help gathering information. 

Free hunter safety course offered in Palm Beach Miami-Dade counties

February 11, 2015 

People interested in attending this course can register online  

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Bay scallops are bivalve molluscs occurring from New England through Texas. In Fla., they can be harvested in Gulf state waters from Hernando Co. to Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Co.

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