Category: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

FWC Expands Access to Boating Safety Exam by Allowing Online Providers to Offer Courses

Access to Florida’s Boater Education Temporary Certificate Program has been expanded, thanks to work done by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to make allowances for online course providers to offer the required courses over the internet.

FWC Reminds Scallopers to Stay Safe, Recognize and Use Divers-Down Flags and Buoys

With the opening of scallop seasons fast approaching, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to remind everyone engaged in this fun outdoor activity to use a divers-down warning device whenever they are snorkeling or scuba diving while searching for these tasty treats.

FWC’s Kyle Patterson Receives Prestigious Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Award for Marine Conservation

Ft. Pierce resident Kyle Patterson, a law enforcement officer and investigator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), has received the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Award for Marine Conservation.

FWC: Recent Boating Accident Statistics Provide Opportunity for Safety Reminders For Memorial Day Holiday

The release of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 2017 Boating Accident Statistical Report reminds boaters to focus on simple, effective steps that make boating safer – especially during busy time periods like the upcoming Memorial Day Holiday.