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Final 2010-2011 Migratory Game Bird and Crow Hunting Seasons

September 30, 2010 

Migratory Game Bird and Crow Hunting Seasons 

Final 2010-2011 Waterfowl and Coot Seasons

September 30, 2010 

Waterfowl and Coot Seasons  

Rare hummingbirds visit Florida this time of year

September 30, 2010 

Between now and early spring, rare hummingbird species from out West turn up in Florida on their way to their winter homes in the tropics.  

Bowhunter injured in hunting accident

September 30, 2010 

A Fleming Island resident was injured in a hunting accident Wednesday evening, according to officials at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).  

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County

September 30, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Wakulla County.  

New deer seasons benefit sportsmen

September 30, 2010 

I have heard many great reports that hunters are very happy with this year’s change of hunting zones and season dates. 

Keep bears in the woods

September 28, 2010 

It's that time of year again, when Florida black bears prepare for winter by loading up on calories. 

Bonus recreational red snapper harvest weekends set to begin in Gulf

September 28, 2010 

The recreational harvest of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters off Florida will be open for eight consecutive three-day weekends, beginning Friday, Oct. 1.  

Help from Ocala WMA hunters sought

September 25, 2010 

The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) hopes that hunters scouting or hunting in the Hopkins Prairie Unit of the Ocala Wildlife Management Area may be able to help find parts still missing from a Harrier jet that crashed last month in the Ocala National Forest.  

Study: Scientists helped improve outlook for Florida panthers

September 24, 2010 

A paper published in the journal "Science" on Friday focuses on the long-term efforts of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and partner agencies to improve the health of the Florida panther population. Through a process called genetic restoration, scientists have helped increase the population of 20 to 30 animals in the early 1990s to the current population of at least 100.  

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