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- Thursday, September 12, 2019 - The FWC has a Lionfish Educational Exhibit Program that provides one-time financial assistance to help build or update a high-quality lionfish exhibit.
- Monday, August 26, 2019 - The fourth annual Lionfish Challenge is almost over (last day to submit is Labor Day, Sept. 2), but there is still time to earn prizes or get a chance at $3,000 for harvesting the largest or smallest lionfish of the competition.
- Monday, August 5, 2019 - The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals.
- Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Green iguanas are an invasive species in Florida and are not native to our state. They can cause considerable damage to infrastructure, including seawalls and sidewalks.
- Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.
- Friday, May 24, 2019 - A total of 19,167 of the spiny invasive predators were removed from Gulf and Atlantic waters as part of the Emerald Coast Open.
- Monday, May 13, 2019 - Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (the first Saturday after Mother’s Day each year) raises awareness about lionfish; a nonnative, invasive species that has the potential to negatively impact native species and habitat.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - The new rules clarify rule language by defining key terms and add some high-risk nonnative animals to Florida’s Prohibited Nonnative Species List.
- Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 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.
- Thursday, February 21, 2019 - The new rules will add high-risk nonnative animals to the Prohibited list and clarify rule language by defining key terms.