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Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts

August 20, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that negatively impact Florida’s reefs and wildlife. 

FWC recovers 299 sea turtle eggs from poacher

August 19, 2014 

Riviera Beach man was arrested for poaching turtle eggs in 2002. 

Black bear curriculum helps kids learn about wildlife

August 15, 2014 

Giving schoolchildren a chance to learn all about Florida black bears is a great way to teach them about wildlife, while sharpening their skills in reading, math, science and problem solving. 

Current east coast blue crab trap closure ends early

August 14, 2014 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may now be placed back in state waters (shore to 3 nautical miles, including intracoastal waterways) in Brevard through Palm Beach counties. 

East coast blue crab trap closure starts Aug. 20

August 13, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Clay County

August 13, 2014 

Sept. 4 in Keystone Heights. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Duval County

August 13, 2014 

Sept. 4 & 6 in Jacksonville. 

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