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  • Public meeting to discuss aquatic plant management on Kissimmee Chain of Lakes

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 -  The meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Osceola Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee, FL, 34744.
  • FWC, UF announce public meeting to present Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan draft

    Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), University of Florida/IFAS and Lake Istokpoga Stakeholder Advisory Committee invite the public to a meeting to discuss the new draft Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on January 14, at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center Auditorium, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring, FL, 33875.
  • FWC, UF announce public meeting to present Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan draft

    Monday, January 6, 2020 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), University of Florida/IFAS and Lake Istokpoga Stakeholder Advisory Committee invite the public to a meeting to discuss the new draft Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on January 14, at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center Auditorium, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring, FL, 33875.
  • Lake Istokpoga

    FWC, UF announce public meeting to present Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan draft

    Monday, January 6, 2020 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), University of Florida/IFAS and Lake Istokpoga Stakeholder Advisory Committee invite the public to a meeting to discuss the new draft Lake Istokpoga Habitat Management Plan. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on January 14, at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center Auditorium, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring, FL, 33875.
  • FWC seeking innovative ideas for aquatic plant management

    Thursday, December 12, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking new ideas for managing aquatic plants without the use of herbicides. At the FWC meeting on Dec. 11, Commissioner Rodney Barreto led a discussion resulting in the agency setting aside $1 million of current funding to test or implement innovative ideas to manage invasive aquatic plants.
  • Help plan the future of Half Moon Wildlife Management Area

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will present a 10-year plan for the Half Moon Wildlife Management Area at a public hearing in Sumter County on Wednesday, Dec. 11.
  • FWC and partners hosting workshops on how to write burn prescriptions

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida Forest Service and Tall Timbers, in cooperation with University of Florida/IFAS and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service, are hosting two workshops in northwest Florida to guide private landowners through the process of writing a burn prescription.
  • The Florida Coral Crew is picking up speed

    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 -  As of this week, the Florida Coral Crew has over 10,000 members! That’s 10,000 individuals who care about supporting healthy, beautiful ecosystems and 10,000 individuals who stand ready to help.
  • FWC’s update on Florida Bay highlights partnerships, restoration efforts

    Thursday, July 18, 2019 -  At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), National Park Service and South Florida Water Management District discussed Florida Bay.
  • New artificial reef at Key Biscayne brings fishing opportunities

    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 -  Miami-Dade County, in coordination with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), recently deployed approximately 150 tons of donated cleaned concrete and 150 tons of limerock boulders to create a new artificial reef off Key Biscayne in south Florida.