Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Floodwaters cause Suwannee and Santa Fe River levels to rise

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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Manatee mania comes to Crystal River

Crystal River used to be one of Florida's best kept secrets, but as tourists across the country learned about the opportunity to swim along with manatees, fish and wildlife officials are struggling to protect the endangered giant sea cow.

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