Tag Archives: wildlife

Beville Creek Restoration Project Underway

By on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 6:06 pm

The city of Gainesville closed Cofrin Nature Park in order to complete a restoration project on Beville Creek. The goal of the project is to repair the eroding shoreline and provide new areas to the creek where wildlife can gather. The park is slated to reopen sometime in the fall.

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Suwannee Lake Renovations Still Progressing

By on April 17th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Almost two years after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closed Suwannee Lake to the public for renovations, some of the changes are now visible. For almost 50 years, the lake has provided a natural habitat for wildlife in […]

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Future Uncertain For 320-Acre Dixie County Hunting Preserve

By on February 25th, 2015 | Last updated: February 25, 2015 at 11:33 am

A wildlife preserve in Dixie County used for hunting is for sale. The current owner said he will not require the buyer to continue in the hunting business.

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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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Florida Conservation Coalition Seeks Signatures For 2014 Ballot Amendment

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:59 am

Three of Florida’s largest environmental groups are teaming together to put an amendment that would budget $650 million for Florida’s conservations on the 2014 ballot.

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UF researchers studying Burmese pythons

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm

University of Florida researchers are currently working with 27 Burmese pythons harvested from Florida’s “Python Challenge.”

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