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Hunter safety Internet-completion course this weekend in Glades Co.

June 22, 2011 

Students should bring their final Web report to the FWC course on June 25. 

Facebook photos result in arrest

June 21, 2011 

Suspect allegedly killed an alligator and deer illegally in Levy County. 

FWC supports ‘Operation Dry Water’ for 3rd year

June 20, 2011 

Last year, 17 people died from boating accidents related to alcohol and drug use in Florida. 

Threatened shorebird finds safe haven atop FWC building in Keys

June 20, 2011 

Could be the only rooftop breeding colony in the world. 

Bay scallop season to open early, close late this year

June 20, 2011 

This year's season runs June 25 - Sept. 25. 

FWC charges tow boat operator with boating under the influence

June 20, 2011 

Man demonstrated impairment during field sobriety tests, acknowledged being on several prescription medications. 

Alligators escape from Hernando farm; owner cited

June 20, 2011 

All but 1 escaped their enclosure. 

Campfires banned on public lands it manages until wildfire threat subsides

June 17, 2011 

Order remains in effect until rescinded by a subsequent order. 

Pet python escapes; FWC cites owner

June 17, 2011 

The 7-foot snake was found a short time later. 

Watch for manatees in Santa Fe River

June 16, 2011 

FWC has tips for boaters to help protect manatees. 

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The organism that causes red tide in Florida, Karenia brevis, owes its name to a state researcher of harmful algal blooms, Dr. Karen Steidinger.

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