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Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
By Katie Campbell on November 26th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 4:42 pm
After three years of complaints and harassment from neighbors — who have gone as far as poisoning animals and accusing the owner of sexual abuse — Skunkie Acres Zoo is closing its doors, leaving 170 animals in need of a new home.
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.
By Casey Christ on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:57 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking for people to trap alligators in south Lake County.
By Sarah Brand on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hopes the day will help keep Florida’s state animal around fur-ever.
By Elizabeth Beisel on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:49 am
The Glichrist County Sheriff’s Office continued to search for two men who are believed to have drowned in the Suwannee River Monday after trying to save a young boy from the water.
By Jensen Werley on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 4:44 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for public input on a series of drafts to preserve about two dozen native wildlife species. The drafts are available online through March 13.