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Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
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.
By Stefanie Cainto 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.
By Christina DeVarona 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.
By Emily Miller on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will perform complete necropsies on the carcasses of two Florida panthers killed by cars this weekend. The necropsies will take place in the commission’s research lab in Gainesville.
By Denise Toledo on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm
Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries. WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River. She talked with Florida Fish [...]
By Forrest Smith on June 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm
Water levels are way up on the Santa Fe River, and that’s led the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to impose some boating speed restrictions. A 32 mile stretch of the river from O’Leno State Park to where the [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:04 am
A Gainesville man is recuperating after being attacked by a 9-foot alligator near a homeless campsite in the woods east of South Main Street last evening. Alligator attacks are not uncommon in Florida, especially this time of year when more [...]
By Corey Matthew on October 19th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:08 pm
Wild coyotes are present around the state, but they are a relatively uncommon site. WUFT-FM’s Corey Matthew says that sight is not so unusual anymore. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Spokeswoman Karen Parker says area residents should never leave [...]