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- Thursday, April 19, 2018 - Nesting birds can be easily disturbed if people approach too closely. Such disturbance can cause birds to abandon their nesting sites, exposing eggs and chicks to predators, sun exposure and other harm.
- Thursday, April 12, 2018 - On April 10, the FWC panther team released the panther family on the Picayune Strand State Forest in Collier County. This is the first time the FWC has rescued, rehabilitated and released a family group of panthers.
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - Anyone, or any group like a neighborhood association, can celebrate Gopher Tortoise Day and help conserve the tortoise. Go to GopherTortoiseDayFL.com for information and activities for April 10 and all year long.
- Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - The FWC is celebrating its volunteers who help conserve fish, wildlife and habitats, and help improve public access and skills related to outdoor experiences such as hunting, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing.
- Monday, March 26, 2018 - Because alligators control their body temperature by basking in the sun, they may be easily observed. However, the FWC urges people to keep their distance if they see one. And never feed alligators because it is dangerous and illegal.
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- Monday, March 19, 2018 - Bat maternity season begins April 15 and runs through August 15. Exclusions of bat colonies must be completed before the season starts.
- Thursday, March 15, 2018 - From April 1 through Nov. 15, seasonal manatee zones require boaters to slow down in certain areas to prevent manatees from being struck by motorboats or personal watercrafts.
- Thursday, March 1, 2018 - Keeping Florida’s beaches dark and uncluttered at night can help protect sea turtles that return to nest on our beaches.
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - These sighting reports provide important information about population distribution to the FWC. Although horseshoe crabs have existed for about 450 million years, their numbers have declined due to overfishing and loss of habitat.