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FWC cites Port St. Lucie man for feeding alligators

May 27, 2010 

After receiving complaints from residents about the illegal feeding of alligators, officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) responded to a Port St. Lucie neighborhood this week.  

Alligator hunters must resubmit applications

May 27, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is working to get things back on track after learning about a problem with alligator hunting permit applications. 

Gulf red snapper recreational harvest season to reopen

May 27, 2010 

The recreational harvest season for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico waters off Florida reopens on June 1. The harvest season is scheduled to remain open until July 24 this year.  

Bay County alliance encourages boating safety

May 27, 2010 

The members of the Bay County Marine Boating Alliance gathered Thursday morning at St. Andrews State Park to focus attention on safe boating, particularly on the eve of Memorial Day weekend, which traditionally is one of the busiest boating periods of the year.  

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