Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

No wake zone on Suwannee River

By 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 […]

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Speed restrictions on Santa Fe River

By 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 […]

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Tips to avoid alligator attacks

By 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 […]

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Coyotes roaming around Gainesville

By 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 […]

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