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- Thursday, December 15, 2022 - Imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has identified over 7,500 potentially displaced vessels. FWC officers have assessed over 4,200 vessels on the waters of the state.
- Friday, December 2, 2022 - Be on the lookout for North Atlantic right whales that are calving in state and federal waters off Florida, Georgia and South Carolina from November through April.
- Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Removing at-risk/public nuisance vessels before they become derelict will save Florida taxpayers money.
FWC approves rules establishing livery permit requirements and new boating safety education topics, requirementsThursday, December 1, 2022 - The changes align FWC rules with recent legislative changes, will improve public safety and increase accountability related to liveries.
- Monday, November 28, 2022 - VTIP is a voluntary program designed to help owners dispose of their unwanted at-risk vessels before they become derelict.
- Friday, November 4, 2022 - Vessel owners have until 45 days after Ian crossed the state to get their vessels out of derelict condition. The end of the grace period is Nov. 15.
- Friday, October 28, 2022 - Since the assessment process began, the FWC has received hundreds of calls on its Hurricane Ian Vessel Hotline (850-488-5600) and has assessed over 2,100 vessels displaced on state waters
- Friday, October 7, 2022 - If you are in affected areas, please stay off the water and out of the way of boats directly involved in storm response.
- Friday, September 23, 2022 - The FWC has gathered informational resources to help boaters prepare for storms and be better able to deal with the aftermath.
- Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Students who have completed an FWC approved online hunter safety course must register for and attend an FWC Field Day to receive their hunter safety certification.