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- Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - The first meeting will be in Clewiston on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium, and the second will be in Okeechobee on Thursday, Nov. 18, 6-8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Civic Center.
- Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - The FWC will host a public meeting to gather feedback on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 6-8 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34741.
- Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - The FWC has released a new draft Lake Management Plan for the Harris Chain of Lakes and will be hosting a public meeting to gather feedback on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m. at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St, Tavares, FL 32778.
- Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - Lake Management Plans are comprehensive, covering the FWC’s management of a system’s fish, wildlife and habitats.
- Thursday, September 30, 2021 - Bass, bluegill and redear sunfish are now using the recently restored areas for spawning. Native vegetation including pondweed, eelgrass, spikerush and water lily are growing naturally in areas of the restoration zone.
- Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - Included in the Governor’s Florida Leads Budget is critical funding to continue red tide research as a part of the more than $625 million for Everglades restoration and protection of Florida’s water resources.
- Friday, May 7, 2021 - The FWC is transplanting more than 150,000 aquatic plants on Lake Istokpoga, a 28,000-acre natural lake in Highlands County, to help restore this popular shallow sportfishing lake.
- Thursday, May 6, 2021 - Thousands of native aquatic plants are being transplanted into Lake Trafford, a 1,600-acre natural lake in Collier County, to help restore this popular sport fishing and boating location.
- Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - Volunteers worked alongside FWC staff hand pulling Azolla pinnata, a nonnative plant that spreads rapidly and forms dense mats that shade out native submersed plants and interferes with boating and other recreational activities.
- Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Jim Fischer, owner of Hatchet Creek Tree Farm in Alachua County, was recently recognized by the FWC for his outstanding wildlife habitat management efforts, as part of the agency’s Wildlife Habitat Recognition Program.