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Spring means sharing the beach with shorebirds

March 25, 2010 

Beachgoers urged to be on the lookout for nesting shorebirds and give them plenty of space to perpetuate their species.  

FWC officers rescue stranded kayaker off the Keys

March 25, 2010 

FWC officers frequently perform searches and rescues. Their knowledge of the woods and water is critical to ensure a positive outcome when time is of the essence. 

Boca Grande Pass fishing rules take effect April 1

March 25, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that rules regulating the use of fishing gear in Boca Grande Pass for the next three months take effect April 1. These rules apply each year during the height of the popular tarpon fishing season in the pass.  

Biologists ask public to report spawning horseshoe crabs

March 25, 2010 

Biologists need help from the public to identify horseshoe crab spawning beaches throughout the state.  

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Owls swallow small prey whole because they have no teeth. After 12 hours they cough up the feathers, bones and fur in a football-shaped pellet.

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