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FWC stocks Lake Osborne chain with sunshine bass

September 24, 2010 

Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently stocked the Lake Osborne chain of lakes in Palm Beach County with approximately 20,000 sunshine bass - a hybrid striped bass.  

Nature center to host free reptile, amphibian festival

September 24, 2010 

Come explore the fascinating world of amphibians and reptiles Saturday, Oct. 2, at Chinsegut Nature Center, north of Brooksville. The 16th annual Reptile and Amphibian Festival, hosted by the nature center, is free and runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

Bowhunting class set for Washington County

September 24, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sponsoring a bowhunting class for serious archers.  

FWC offers hunter safety course in Holmes County

September 24, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Holmes County 

FWC offers hunter safety course in Escambia County

September 24, 2010 

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

FWC offers hunter safety course in Bay County

September 24, 2010 

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

Special early duck season opens Saturday

September 24, 2010 

Florida waterfowl hunters take note. The special early duck season for wood ducks and teal is Sept. 25-29.  

Recovered from bullet wounds, FWC officer back at work

September 23, 2010 

After more than a year of intense and sometimes painful rehabilitation, FWC Officer Vann Streety is back to work doing what he loves - patrolling the woods and waters of the state. 

Public meeting in Fort Walton Beach seeks input on bear plan

September 23, 2010 

The FWC is holding its third public workshop for input on a draft plan that will ensure a sustainable and socially acceptable Florida black bear population throughout the state. 

Camp Blanding hunts change due to military training

September 23, 2010 

There are several changes to the schedule of 2010-11 hunts on Camp Blanding, according to Department of Military Affairs and FWC personnel. 

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