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A fundraising page has raised more than $20,000 for the family of a 5-year-old girl who was killed by a jumping sturgeon. The girl’s mother and brother were also injured.
Protesters voiced their opposition to the proposed bear hunt on Monday outside of the Ocala office for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. The FWC is expected to vote on the issue Wednesday.
Florida wildlife officials have boosted their efforts against Burmese pythons by inviting the public to join the fight, but some researchers and breeders disagree on the severity of the python problem.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is educating the public on how to prevent human-bear interactions.
Gator Skeet and Trap Club will offer a hunting safety course Saturday.
Suwannee Ridge Wildlife Environmental Area, which occupies 1,428 acres of land in southern Hamilton County, could see an array of improvements if Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s plan to renovate areas within the park is passed.
From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.
A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?