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Commissioners elect new leadership

June 13, 2013 

Richard Corbett will be chairman, Brian Yablonski vice chairman, effective July 1. 

FWC treats Bay County lakes where invasive plant found

June 13, 2013 

Left untreated, giant salvinia can spread rapidly and cause problems. 

First rehabilitated manatees rescued from recent red tide are released

June 13, 2013 

16 had been rescued during September-April red tide bloom. 

Commission defers action on rule prohibiting importation of deer

June 13, 2013 

Commissioners will consider again in September after more input from staff, stakeholders. 

Assistant director Holder to retire

June 13, 2013 

Greg Holder's career began in 1980. 

Bruce Antognoni named Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

June 13, 2013 

White Springs resident certified 388 students in 2012. 

Alto Adams is Youth Hunting Program’s Landowner of the Year

June 13, 2013 

Fort Pierce rancher has offered deer hunts for youth during the past 2 seasons. 

Commissioners honor young freshwater fishing stars

June 13, 2013 

Kaitlyn Boswell, Cole Schmucker and Adrian "Lunker Louie" Echols recognized for accomplishments. 

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