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Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
By Marie Edinger on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 2:34 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is concerned with the growing population of lionfish, a destructive species of fish. The FWC hopes to start up new efforts to prevent the further spread of lionfish and work on extraction. Extraction [...]
By Daniela Mencos on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 11:40 am
The Alachua Conservation Trust is expanding its kestrel nest box program to newly acquired lands in order to provide nesting habitats for threatened birds.
By Lawrence Chan on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm
After years of drought, this year’s rainfall has restored Orange Lake’s water levels.
By Daniella de la Campa on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 9:37 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission developed an app that will help scientists gather data on the locations of gopher tortoises. The app could help better track the threatened species.
By Alyssa Fisher on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:59 pm
Florida anglers are no longer required to use venting tools. The hope is flexibility of options will increase fish population.
By Jaime Sloane on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:15 pm
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has given a $25,000 grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a three-year restoration project in the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area.
By Lauren Verno on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Low water levels in Orange Lake are revealing weeds that are stopping boat traffic. A potential applied herbicide could kill the weeds at the surface level and below, however there is much debate about the proper removal.
By Zak Dahlheimer on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 12:21 pm
The lake in Suwannee County near Live Oak will be closing for renovations on Tuesday for the first time since the lake opened in 1967. FWC does not have a specific date for when the lake will reopen.