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Workshop Sparks Debate on Dangers of Burmese Pythons

By on March 4th, 2015 | Last updated: March 4, 2015 at 4:40 pm

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.

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Florida Wildlife Commission Educates Community on Bear Safety

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 11:09 am

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is educating the public on how to prevent human-bear interactions.

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High Demand Allows Gator Skeet and Trap Club to Offer Hunting Safety Course

By on March 14th, 2014 | Last updated: March 14, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Gator Skeet and Trap Club will offer a hunting safety course Saturday.

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FWC Drafts Plan To Restore Parts Of Suwannee Ridge

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:00 am

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.

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In The News: Rising Chocolate Prices, Hunter Safety Courses, Rick Scott’s Voter Purge, Vocal Objections to ‘Navigator’ Ban

By on September 14th, 2013 | Last updated: September 14, 2013 at 4:21 pm

More Democrats decry ‘harmful, spiteful’ ban on ‘navigators’ as Scott avoids issue – An increasing number of high-profile Democrats are openly criticizing a Florida policy barring paid health care advisers from contacting patients at local health departments. The policy has […]

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In The News: Execution Postponed, Syrian Chemical Proposal, Gainesville Budget Increase, License-Free Fishing, Stolen School Buses

By on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Execution rescheduled to accommodate Pam Bondi fundraiser – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has persuaded Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of Marshall Lee Gore, scheduled for today, because it conflicted with her “hometown campaign kickoff” fundraiser at her […]

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Beyond pythons, Florida termed “cesspool” of world’s invasive species problem

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm

From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.

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Florida’s python problem continues after amateur hunters, attention fade away

By , , , and on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 9:00 pm

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?

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