The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today announced the arrests of nine individuals after a year-long investigation into the illegal baiting, taking and molestation of Florida black bears by the use of dogs for commercial purposes.
During its 59th annual meeting on Sept. 9-12, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators presented its prestigious National Boating Officer of the Year award to Officer Juan Blanco of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Florida’s native fish and wildlife are facing a serious threat posed by a variety of invasive species found throughout the state.
The Lionfish Challenge has less than a month to go (last day to submit is Labor Day, Sept. 3), but there is still plenty of time to earn prizes or find an FWC-tagged lionfish, worth up to $5,000.
The following report highlights some cases the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission handled in Brevard County over the past week but does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission named John Little of Palm Bay the 2017 Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year at its June Commission meeting in Sarasota.
Florida authorities are searching for two suspects after an injured alligator was dumped inside a Wawa store.
Attention recreational and commercial lionfish hunters: Registration for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 2018 Lionfish Challenge is open. Register at MyFWC.com/Lionfish
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission needs your help to identify a woman who accessed a protected Critical Wildlife Area on Crooked Island West and poached snowy plover eggs.
Did you know the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission offers late spring and summer hog hunts on several wildlife management areas across the state? And you don’t even need a hunting license to participate in these great opportunities.
Beginning April 1, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will begin writing citations for illegal fishing practices, including those who violate the law on Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.