Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to perform necropsy on panther carcasses

By 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.

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