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FWC to Golden Gate Estates residents: Secure your pets and livestock

June 17, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed four panther depredations to date this month in the Golden Gate Estates area of Collier County. FWC biologists believe a panther family is roaming around residents' properties looking for food. The female panther has killed chickens and goats. The depredations occurred in areas that did not have predator-proof enclosures for the animals.  

Cape Canaveral free Kids' Fishing Clinic set for June 26

June 17, 2010 

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun family outing are the objectives of the Cape Canaveral Kids' Fishing Clinic.  

FWC pilots track oil headed toward Florida's beaches

June 17, 2010 

Each flight also has specialists onboard, photographing what's seen during the trip.  

FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

June 16, 2010 

Because of the large number of oil containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section is asking boaters to slow down where oil cleanup is under way.  

FWC commissioners tour oil spill impact areas in Northwest Florida

June 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) spent Tuesday on a daylong fact-finding tour to get a first-hand look at how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is affecting Northwest Florida's fish and wildlife.  

Governor Crist announces free fishing weekend in honor of Father's Day

June 15, 2010 

Gov. Charlie Crist announced on Tuesday another free fishing weekend to encourage people, especially dads and their kids, to get out and catch saltwater fish along Florida's beautiful coastlines.  

FWC discusses Youth Conservation Centers June 22

June 15, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet June 22 in Lake Mary near Orlando for a briefing and discussion on the Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network Initiative (FYCCN). The session will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the public.  

Operator in deadly boat crash charged with BUI manslaughter

June 14, 2010 

Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have charged the operator involved in last month's deadly boat crash on the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County with Boating under the Influence (BUI) manslaughter.  

Oil forces partial fishing closure in Escambia County

June 13, 2010 

The FWC is taking precautionary actions regarding harvest and consumption of these marine species, which may be affected by oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 

FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

June 11, 2010 

Because of the large number of oil containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section is asking boaters to slow down where oil cleanup is under way.  

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