Tag Archives: Karen Parker

Elephant Attack Leads to Williston Ranch Investigation

By on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm

An elephant attack that left the victim hospitalized is prompting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to investigate Two Tails Ranch in Williston.

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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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Floodwaters cause Suwannee and Santa Fe River levels to rise

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm

Floodwaters have caused the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to activate all five idle-speed, no-wake zones on the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers. The FWC wants boaters to stay off of the Suwannee-Santa Fe River system if they can, but Parker said she hopes that boaters who continue to use it proceed with caution.

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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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Beware of “jumping sturgeon” in the Suwannee River this Memorial weekend

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

Memorial Day weekend is usually one of the busiest times on Florida’s waterways, lakes, rivers and the ocean.  According to statistics compiled by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Office of Boating and Waterways, the number one cause of […]

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