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Kissimmee Chain of Lakes invasive plant management meeting is March 13

February 21, 2013 

Public input sought at 6 p.m. meeting in Osceola Co. Administration Building. 

1st Hall of Fame entry in TrophyCatch comes from Rodman

February 19, 2013 

New Jersey man catches, releases bass weighing 13 lbs., 14 oz. 

Warm winter brings red drum action

February 19, 2013 

February is one of the slowest months - usually. 

Open houses seek input on bass regulations

February 19, 2013 

Public urged to share thoughts, ideas with biologists in a casual, informal setting. 

Wildlife to benefit from thinning planted pines on WMA

February 19, 2013 

Project should take 3-6 months; loggers will not be cutting during turkey-hunt weekends. 

UPDATE: 2013 Python Challenge™ competitors turn in 68 Burmese pythons

February 18, 2013 

Nearly 1,600 people from 38 states, D.C. and Canada participated. 

FWC to treat Wekiva Spring hydrilla

February 18, 2013 

Weather permitting, treatment will occur during the week of Feb. 25.  

Man faces charges for harassing manatee calf

February 18, 2013 

Facebook photos show man and children petting the calf, lifting it from the water, sitting on top of the manatee. 

Public hearings for Apalachicola River WEA

February 15, 2013 

Feb. 27 in Port St. Joe; Feb. 28 in Eastpoint. 

FWC approves final rules for falconry

February 14, 2013 

Rule addresses wildlife rehabilitation and taking of wildlife on roads and rights-of-way. 

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