News Releases

Recent News

Showing 11 through 20 of 33 articles Previous  /  Next

FWC launches database to help reduce derelict vessels

November 19, 2010 

The FWC launched a program this week to help prevent vessels in state waterways from becoming derelict. 

N.C. man dies after canoe capsizes in Indian River Co.

November 19, 2010 

A 74-year-old North Carolina man died Friday morning after his canoe capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway near the boat ramp at the Oslo Road Conservation Area in Vero Beach.  

Nuisance alligator trapper applicants sought for Collier

November 18, 2010 

The Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for nuisance alligator trappers/crocodile response agents in Collier County. 

FWC installs manatee camera at Three Sisters Springs

November 18, 2010 

In coordination with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the FWC has installed a camera at the entrance to Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River.  

FWC to hold meetings on coastal conservation

November 18, 2010 

The FWC's Coastal Wildlife Conservation Initiative will hold a forum in St. Pete Beach on Dec. 1 and 2. 

Preliminary review of Fla.'s threatened wildlife under way

November 17, 2010 

Several species may no longer be at risk of extinction and may not need to be listed.  

Man injured in Baker County hunting mishap

November 17, 2010 

The FWC is investigating a Tuesday afternoon hunting accident that left a Duval County man injured.  

Nature's laws are a paradox at work

November 17, 2010 

The nature of nature is sometimes counterintuitive to our everyday, common-sense thought processes. This paradoxical subject deserves far more attention than it gets.  

Manatee Decal Art Contest for high school students

November 16, 2010 

The FWC invites high school art students across the state to participate in a contest to create a piece of manatee artwork that will be used on the 2011-2012 manatee decal.  

Gulf red snapper weekend season set to end

November 16, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds anglers that this fall's recreational red snapper weekend harvest season in the Gulf of Mexico ends on Nov. 22.  

Showing 11 through 20 of 33 articles Previous  /  Next


FWC Facts:
In Florida, a vessel operator is considered under the influence if his/her blood- or breath-alcohol level is .08 or higher.

Learn More at AskFWC