Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Medical Marijuana Debated In State Supreme Court, Bear Caught After Florida Woman Attacked, Jameis Winston Investigation Closed, Pilot Whales Stranded Off Coast

By on December 5th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court – The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today on a constitutional amendment that could place medical marijuana on the ballot in 2014. Justices heard arguments from both sides on the proposed ballot summary. Bear […]

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Disney Conservation Funds Central Florida Restoration Project

By 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.

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FWC Plans To Use Herbicides To Get Rid Of Orange Lake Weed Problem

By 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.

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Suwannee Lake To Close Tuesday For Renovations

By 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.

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Lake County seeks alligator trappers

By 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.

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In the News: license-free fishing day, North Korean missile moved to coast, mayoral candidate faces foreclosure, U.S. Attorney resigns

By on April 4th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Take advantage of license-free fishing Saturday in Florida’s fresh waters – A Florida license-free freshwater fishing day is this Saturday, April 6. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission schedules four days a year that people can fish in Florida’s […]

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Residents ‘paws’ to reflect on ‘Save the Florida Panther Day’

By 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.

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Search for 2 men who jumped in Suwannee River to save boy continues

By 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.

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Public consulted in species conservation

By 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.

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Hazardous tire waste found in Jacksonville property

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Two men have been cited for a health hazard posed by their Jacksonville property. Their backyard stores more than 4,000 tires and has created concerning mosquito activity.

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