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Sea turtle nests continue to be moved

July 25, 2010 

Authorized biologists and sea turtle permit holders will be relocating sea turtle nests on Franklin, Gulf, Bay, Okaloosa, Walton, Santa Rosa and Escambia county beaches Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30. 

FWC offers gator-hunting classes

July 23, 2010 

No-cost, 3-hour classes will help gator hunters prepare for the Aug. 15 - Nov. 1 statewide alligator harvest.  

FWC urges boat owners to secure their vessels before storm hits

July 23, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) advises boat owners to secure their boats properly in advance of possible sustained heavy winds from Tropical Storm Bonnie now threatening Florida.  

FWC discovers nonnative lionfish in Gulf of Mexico

July 23, 2010 

Researchers collected 2 juvenile red lionfish last week from the Gulf of Mexico.  

Fish kills common this time of year

July 23, 2010 

These conditions are natural occurrences and typically do not cause permanent damage to the ecosystem or to fish populations. 

FWC offers bowhunting course in Miami-Dade County

July 23, 2010 

Course scheduled for the weekend of July 31-Aug. 1.  

Okaloosa man convicted of BUI manslaughter

July 22, 2010 

A jury in Shalimar found Augusta "Gus" Frederick Kennedy, 48, of Destin guilty on three counts of boating-under-the-influence (BUI) manslaughter after deliberating for only one hour.  

Sea turtle nests to be moved Friday

July 22, 2010 

Authorized biologists and sea turtle permit holders will be relocating sea turtle nests on Franklin, Okaloosa, Bay and Gulf county beaches on Friday. 

Geocaching merges technology and adventure

July 22, 2010 

A combination of a treasure hunt and orienteering, geocaching leads an explorer to a cache or hidden container. 

FWC uses valuable aviation asset to rescue parachutist

July 21, 2010 

When FWC pilot David Calianno learned Sunday that there was a parachutist missing from Quincy, he called fellow pilot John McDonald to meet him with the FWC Huey helicopter.  

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