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- Friday, March 5, 2021 - This species might cause devastating impacts to Florida’s ecology and economy, and has recently been discovered in a Florida pet store and stores in other parts of the country.
- Thursday, February 25, 2021 - The approved rule changes to Chapter 68-5, F.A.C. specifically address Burmese pythons, Argentine black and white tegus, green iguanas and 13 other high-risk nonnative snakes and lizards that pose a threat to Florida’s ecology, economy, and human health and safety.
- Thursday, January 28, 2021 - The budget will continue to support high priority conservation items, such as red tide research and invasive species management.
- Thursday, January 7, 2021 - Activities will include fillet demonstrations; family-friendly games and activities; art, diving and conservation booths; and the world’s largest lionfish spearfishing tournament, the Emerald Coast Open.
- Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - There have been many achievements this year thanks to the Governor’s leadership and teamwork among stakeholders and partners.
- Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Donald C. Vautrinot was spearfishing for red snapper off Destin when he snagged a Gulf record 18.19 inch lionfish.
- Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Beginning Sept. 29, staff will be holding 10 online workshops to present proposed rule changes and collect public comment on this important topic.
- Thursday, July 30, 2020 - The Lionfish Challenge has been extended. Participants will now have until Nov. 1 to submit their lionfish.
- Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - The public can help control nonnative invasive wildlife by reporting sightings to the FWC’s Exotic Species Hotline at 888-IveGot1 (888-483-4681), online at IveGot1.org or by using the free smartphone app IVEGOT1.
- Thursday, July 23, 2020 - The FWC will host online stakeholder workshops to present proposed rule changes and collect public and industry comment on this topic.