February 14, 2018
The health and safety of the public is the Commission’s number one priority. Feeding wild monkeys creates an elevated risk to human health because it brings them into closer contact with people.
December 07, 2017
The proposed change, if approved in February, will add April to the existing May-through-July season closure for the harvest of permit inside the Special Permit Zone.
November 28, 2017
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Dec. 5-7 at the Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville. The address is 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606.
November 06, 2017
The FWC congratulates Chairman Brian Yablonski on his new position as Executive Director of the Property and Environment Research Center, a national conservation research institute.
May 17, 2017
The FWC will soon begin work to repair, clean and install waterway markers for existing boating safety and newly-established manatee protection zones in Pinellas County.
April 19, 2017
As shown by today’s staff presentation on population, habitat, human-bear conflict and outreach, we have a long-standing, proactive approach to bear management and will continue to build on that existing foundation.
January 23, 2017
The meeting will be on Jan. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Collier County Board of County Commissioners chambers, third floor, 3299 Tamiami Trail E., Naples.
January 18, 2017
The plan outlines the steps to conserve 57 species along with the broader vision of restoring habitats essential to the long-term survival of multiple fish and wildlife species.
November 10, 2016
The FWC will meet Nov. 16-17 at the University of South Florida Student Center in St. Petersburg. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. Both sessions are open to the public and the public will be provided opportunities to speak.
August 30, 2016
Bay scallop season will close for harvest in the St. Joseph Bay area Sept. 6, with the last day of harvest being open on Sept. 5, 2016 (Labor Day).