June 25, 2018
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will conduct aquatic plant control on Lake Okeechobee from June 25 through June 27, weather permitting. Lake Okeechobee is the state’s largest lake, covering parts of Palm Beach, Martin, Glades, Okeechobee, and Hendry counties in south Florida.
June 22, 2018
The meeting will take place June 28 at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College, 9501 US-441, Leesburg, FL 34788.
May 31, 2018
Everglades National Park and the FWC are partnering to expand the park’s Python Removal Authorized Agent Program by allowing paid FWC contractors to remove pythons in Everglades National Park.
May 17, 2018
The 2018 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club and Ole River Grill in Perdido Key on the Florida/Alabama coastal border.
May 15, 2018
The FWC is installing in-water markers around CWAs in southwest Florida. Alafia Banks CWA in Hillsborough County, and Myakka River CWA and Roberts Bay CWA in Sarasota County, have new signs alerting boaters to the status of these islands.
May 15, 2018
The FWC has installed in-water markers around two Critical Wildlife Areas in Brevard County. Stick Marsh CWA and BC49 CWA have new signs alerting boaters to the status of these islands.
May 10, 2018
The FWC and partners are sponsoring an Air Potato Challenge to distribute air potato leaf beetles to people trying to get rid of invasive air potato vines on their property.
May 02, 2018
The FWC reminds Florida residents and visitors they can take steps to reduce negative interactions with bears and other wildlife.
May 01, 2018
Though the emphasis of the materials presented at each camp is different, all campers will have hands-on opportunities to learn outdoor skills from qualified instructors.
April 26, 2018
The FWC directed staff to continue current goliath grouper research and management, and develop a road map to direct future conservation efforts. They did not pursue a limited harvest.