Showing 591 through 600 of 627 articles
- Monday, April 3, 2017 - Florida Gopher Tortoise Day is being celebrated on April 10, with the FWC encouraging communities, organizations and individuals to help conserve this threatened species.
- Monday, April 3, 2017 - Going slow is recommended to reduce the risk of impact and to have more reaction time if a jumping sturgeon is encountered. Boaters are always encouraged to wear their life jackets at all times while on the water.
- Monday, April 3, 2017 - WMAs are managed for conservation and recreation, and offer diverse and exciting public hunting opportunities.
- Monday, March 27, 2017 - The FWC has verified the presence of at least two panther kittens north of the Caloosahatchee River in southwest Florida. These kittens are presumed to be the offspring of the first wild female panther documented north of the river since 1973.
- Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - From April 1 through Nov. 15, seasonal manatee zones require boaters to slow down in certain areas to prevent manatees from being struck by motorboats or personal watercraft.
- Friday, March 17, 2017 - Many course providers will offer incentives or course discounts for students who enroll in or complete a course during the “Spring Aboard” campaign.
- Monday, March 13, 2017 - It’s your chance to join a modern-day treasure hunt while soaking in the beauty of the wildlife and scenery on lead WMAs managed by the FWC.
- Monday, March 13, 2017 - Over the past few decades, the panther population has grown significantly. As the population grows, the chance for interaction between panthers and humans also increases – which can be bad for both people and panthers.
- Friday, March 10, 2017 - This yearlong lionfish removal incentive program rewards divers for harvesting lionfish off Escambia through Franklin counties. The program may be ending, but lionfish are open for harvest year-round and there are no bag or size limits.
- Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Biologists with the FWC are asking the public to report horseshoe crab sightings. For 15 years, citizens have reported horseshoe crab sightings to the FWC, providing important information about population distribution.