Tag Archives: FWC

FWC Attempts to Reduce Lionfish Population

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 2:34 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is concerned with the growing population of lionfish, a destructive species of fish. The FWC hopes to start up new efforts to prevent the further spread of lionfish and work on extraction. Extraction […]

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Orange Lake Levels Rising for First Time in More Than a Decade

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm

After years of drought, this year’s rainfall has restored Orange Lake’s water levels.

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Florida Wildlife Commission Educates Community on Bear Safety

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 11:09 am

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is educating the public on how to prevent human-bear interactions.

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Middleburg Nonprofit Expands to Fight Hunger, Serve More Families

By on March 17th, 2014 | Last updated: March 17, 2014 at 7:15 pm

They use donated deer meat to feed undernourished families.

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Gulf Deep-Sea Fishing Regulation Changed

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:59 pm

Florida anglers are no longer required to use venting tools. The hope is flexibility of options will increase fish population.

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Beyond pythons, Florida termed “cesspool” of world’s invasive species problem

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm

From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.

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Florida’s python problem continues after amateur hunters, attention fade away

By , , , and on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 9:00 pm

A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?

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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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