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- Thursday, May 21, 2020 - By respectfully sharing our beaches and waterways with these birds, people can help ensure their survival.
- Friday, May 15, 2020 - The Florida grasshopper sparrow captive breeding and release program achieved an important milestone: researchers have detected eight captive-reared sparrows breeding in the wild.
- Monday, April 20, 2020 - The FWC will meet online May 14 beginning at 9 am using Adobe Connect with a telephone conference line for accepting public comment during the meeting.
- Thursday, March 12, 2020 - During this time of year, manatees leave their winter refuges and are more likely to be found in rivers, canals and nearshore waters.
- Monday, March 2, 2020 - This increased level of wildlife activity means people are more likely to encounter wildlife and should take precautions to avoid disrupting these natural behaviors and prevent conflicts with wildlife.
- Friday, February 28, 2020 - Meeting attendees will be invited to comment on a draft rule amendment, which if passed would prohibit importing or possessing whole and parts of carcasses of all members of the deer family originating from outside of Florida, except for de-boned meat; finished taxidermy mounts; antlers; and hides, skulls, skull caps, and teeth if all soft tissue has been removed.
- 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.