Category: FWC

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation to Host Hunter Safety Course at American Police Hall of Fame Sept. 18

Complete your Hunter Safety requirements when a class will be held in person at the American Police Hall of Fame on September 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The American Police Hall of Fame is located at 6350 Horizon Drive in Titusville. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Release ‘Gone Fishin’ Interactive Game for Children

Just in time for the new school year, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has partnered with Pubbly, a digital education company, to launch five internet Fishinactive games that engage and educate students of all ages on marine fisheries conservation. Jump in today at FloridaFishing.Pubbly.com. […]

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VIDEO: FWC Celebrates Another Successful Florida Python Challenge, 223 Invasive Burmese Pythons Removed

The 2021 Florida Python Challenge yielded unprecedented results this year with participants removing 223 invasive Burmese pythons from South Florida. More than 600 people participated in the 10-day competition, designed to increase awareness about invasive species and the threats they pose to Florida’s ecology. […]

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VIDEO: Regular Commercial and Recreational Lobster Season Begins August 6

The 2021 spiny lobster has begun with the two-day recreational mini-season that started on Wednesday and ends on Thursday. The regular commercial and recreational lobster season starts on August 6 and runs through March 31, 2022. […]

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2021 Spiny Lobster Season Now Open With Two-Day Recreational Mini-Season, July 28-29

The 2021 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational mini-season July 28 and 29, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2022. […]

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Gag Grouper Recreational Annual Closure Starts July 1 From Franklin to Taylor County

Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30. […]

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FWC Helps Tag Nearly 150 Tegus, Green Iguanas With a Month Left in 90-Day Grace Period

New rules require owners of pet tegus and green iguanas to apply for a no-cost permit and mark their pets with a Passive Integrated Transponder tag, also known as a microchip. […]

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Registration Now Open for 2021 Florida Python Challenge, Removal Competition Begins July 9

The Florida Python Challenge is an exciting conservation effort that helps protect the rare Everglades habitat and the animals that live there from these invasive, nonnative snakes. […]

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Makenzie Warren of Titusville Wins First Place in Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Fish Art Contest

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Wildlife Forever announced the winners of the 2021 Florida Fish Art Contest, which includes first-place winner Makenzie Warren of Titusville in the Red Drum category. […]

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