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- Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - Significant population declines have been documented throughout the range of this native salamander since 2000.
- Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - The goal of the update is to better protect gopher tortoises by incentivizing relocations to protected recipient sites, clearly defining roles and responsibilities in the relocation process, and clarifying other provisions in the guidelines.
- Monday, November 21, 2022 - Six abandoned roads will be removed and four water control structures will be constructed near Key Deer Boulevard and Watson Road.
- Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - Boaters should follow guidelines and follow all manatee protection zones; look out while boating; wear polarized glasses and always give them space.
- Monday, October 24, 2022 - Exclusion devices allow bats to safely exit a structure without reentry and are the only legal and appropriate method to remove bats from your home or building. It is illegal in Florida to kill or harm bats.
- Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - The public can contact FWC Law Enforcement by downloading an easy-to-use iPhone or Android app: “FWC Wildlife Alert.”
FWC reminds captive wildlife facilities, owners, operators to prepare and have a plan in place for impending severe weatherFriday, September 23, 2022 - After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the FWC instituted additional requirements for captive wildlife owners to reduce the threat of escape or injury of captive wildlife.
- Thursday, September 15, 2022 - The FWC, with the support of several partner organizations, has begun a habitat restoration project focused on improving habitat for manatees in the downstream outflow of Warm Mineral Springs in the city of North Port, Sarasota County.
- Monday, September 12, 2022 - With autumn approaching, the FWC reminds residents and visitors that our state’s black bears are more active in search for food.
- Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - The newly added tract is part of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway, which is part of the Florida Forever program that has acquired hundreds of thousands of acres for conservation and public enjoyment of the state’s natural resources since 2001.