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Public access to Lake Jackson, most of Prairie Lakes Unit temporarily changing

November 18, 2011 

Construction will close 1/2-mile stretch of Road 16 for 9 month. 

Prescribed fires planned for Guana River WMA

November 17, 2011 

The practice reduces wildfire hazards, improves wildlife habitat. 

FWC provides update on anchoring/mooring pilot program

November 17, 2011 

Commissioners approve St. Augustine’s proposed boating ordinance.  

FWC boosts flexibility to relocate gopher tortoises to public conservation lands

November 17, 2011 

FWC also seeks public input on improving gopher tortoise conservation.  

Public input sought on proposed manatee protection zones in Flagler Co.

November 17, 2011 

After public feedback, the Commission will take up the rule again at a meeting in 2012. 

Monroe County state attorney honored at FWC meeting

November 17, 2011 

Colleen Dunne selected as 2010 Prosecutor of the Year. 

Nov. 22 workshop to discuss black bear conservation in Panhandle

November 16, 2011 

6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Civic Center 

FWC moves to protect tiger sharks, hammerheads

November 16, 2011 

Top predators rely on Florida waters to survive. 

Recreational, commercial fishermen to benefit from spotted seatrout management

November 16, 2011 

Stock assessment had indicated numbers were consistently exceeding the annual management goal across the state. 

Successful red drum management prompts FWC to up bag limit

November 16, 2011 

The changes take effect Feb. 1, 2012. 

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Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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