News Releases

Recent News

Showing 1 through 10 of 53 articles Previous  /  Next

Tarpon, bonefish workshops, webinar planned for early April

March 30, 2013 

Workshops planned for St. Petersburg, Dania Beach, Key Colony Beach, 

Send us your lionfish harvest photos; we’ll send you a T-shirt

March 28, 2013 

The invasive fish prey on native saltwater species and compete for food with economically important fish. 

Officer recognized for protecting Florida’s waterways

March 28, 2013 

Lt. Atwell Pride honored by Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. 

April 1 marks openings for some groupers, snappers; closing for spiny lobster

March 27, 2013 

Includes Atlantic vermilion snapper, several Gulf groupers. 

4 Fla. counties open April 1 to gag grouper recreational harvest

March 27, 2013 

Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Taylor counties included. 

Hunter safety course in Collier Co.

March 27, 2013 

April 6-7 at the Everglades Conservation & Sportsman Club. 

'Lionfish Control Month' to kick off with Twitter chat, photo contest

March 26, 2013 

Live Twitter chat Thursday, March 28, from 1-2 p.m. Follow @MyFWClife. 

Sea-turtle nesting begins with post-storm issues at play

March 25, 2013 

Last year was a good one for nesting sea turtles on Florida beaches. 

Jacksonville open house to gather input on FWC bass regulations

March 25, 2013 

April 1 from 5-8 p.m. at Gander Mountain. 

Tenoroc fishing derby set for April 6

March 25, 2013 

No license is necessary, but participants must register in advance. 

Showing 1 through 10 of 53 articles Previous  /  Next


FWC Facts:
The Florida manatee, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, is a large, gray, sausage-shaped marine mammal with leathery looking skin similar to an elephant's.

Learn More at AskFWC