Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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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In the News: Giant eyeball, voter registration, Zimmerman trial, IRS subpoena

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish – A giant, blue eyeball found on a South Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Genetic testing will be […]

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Researchers believe eye found on Florida beach belongs to swordfish

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:26 pm

Researchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission believe an eye that was found last Wednesday on a south Florida beach belongs to a swordfish.

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