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- Thursday, February 27, 2020 - A fatal viral disease continues to impact Florida freshwater turtles, and the FWC asks the public to assist the ongoing investigation by reporting sick and dead turtles.
- Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - People can surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.
- Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - Reporting horseshoe crab sightings provides important information about habitat use, population distribution and environmental conditions for spawning to FWC marine biologists.
- Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Bat exclusions are illegal during the maternity season, which runs April 15 through August 15.
- Friday, January 17, 2020 - The FWC and partners including the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative are hosting a Tri-State Bobwhite Symposium for landowners and land managers in northwest Florida.
- Friday, January 10, 2020 - Starting today, participants in the 10-day Python Bowl begin removing Burmese pythons from the Everglades for a chance to win prizes for removing these nonnative constrictors from public lands in South Florida.
- Monday, December 23, 2019 - During his first full year, he made strides in the removal of invasive Burmese pythons and other nonnative species, Everglades restoration, coral reef rescue and restoration, red tide mitigation, and more.
- Thursday, December 12, 2019 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today approved Species Conservation Measures and Permitting Guidelines for seven of the more than 50 species in Florida’s Imperiled Species Management Plan.
- Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - “We’re proud to have approved a world-class plan for bear management in Florida,” said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Chairman Robert Spottswood. “This represents a comprehensive, science-based approach. We will continue to prioritize public safety while we manage bear populations”
- Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - The FWC developed the Wildlife Habitat Recognition Program to show appreciation for the important contributions to wildlife conservation made by private landowners.