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  • FWC and partners update the Florida Wildlife Conservation Guide

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 -  This online resource is intended to help landowners, permit applicants and environmental consultants make wildlife-friendly decisions during development planning and identify opportunities for conservation of Florida’s unique biodiversity.
  • 80 pythons submitted during the 2020 Python Bowl!

    Saturday, January 25, 2020 -  Participants in the Florida Python Challenge™ 2020 Python Bowl removed 80 invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades while simultaneously helping to raise awareness about this important conservation issue. Today the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District announced the results and winners of the Python Removal Competition at the 2020 Python Bowl award ceremony at the Super Bowl Live event in Miami.
  • Make plans to attend the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in West Palm Beach

    Friday, November 1, 2019 -  Register now to participate in the FWC's Feb. 7-9, 2020, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop near West Palm Beach.
  • FWC offers opportunities to learn about and experience hunting and conservation

    Thursday, October 31, 2019 -  Florida’s Zone C general gun deer season begins Saturday, Nov. 2, providing hunters the opportunity to get back to nature. And if knowledge, skill and luck come together for a successful hunt, there’s also healthy and delicious wild game to share and enjoy.
  • You can help protect endangered sea turtles

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 -  It’s sea turtle nesting season in Florida, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sharing guidelines on how you can make a difference for these endangered marine reptiles.
  • Ken and Kay Corbin receive Youth Hunting Program’s Landowner of the Year award

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 -  At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) presented Ken and Kay Corbin of Trenton with the Landowner of the Year award for the couple’s generous support of the FWC’s Youth Hunting Program of Florida.
  • FWC enhances boating patrols to keep boaters and manatees safe

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has increased patrols in strategic areas of the state to enhance manatee conservation and public safety.
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    New manatee and sea turtle decals: coming soon to a bumper near you

    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), is unveiling its new 2019 manatee and sea turtle decals. These high-quality stickers, featuring beautiful original artwork, are a fun way for people to support the research, rescue and management efforts that conserve these species and spread the word about the challenges they face.
  • FWC: Governor’s support of budget solidifies commitment to conservation initiatives

    Friday, June 21, 2019 -  Today, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Executive Director Eric Sutton applauded Governor Ron DeSantis for approving the budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The budget will fund high priority conservation items like red tide research and coral reef disease response and restoration.
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    Tallahassee shines in City Nature Challenge

    Thursday, May 9, 2019 -  The species diversity of Tallahassee and Leon County has now been displayed on the world stage. In the 2019 City Nature Challenge, Tallahassee and Leon County placed first in number of observations and number of species for our population category, fifth in number of species per capita and fourth in number of observers per capita, an impressive result for our first year!