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FWC to meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee

September 02, 2014 

At the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South. Sessions start at 8:30 a.m. both days. 

FWC, partners see ultimate coral reef-building success

August 27, 2014 

Transplanted nursery-raised staghorn coral observed spawning 4 miles offshore of Marathon. 

Public sightings of Florida panthers, bears going strong, helping FWC biologists

August 25, 2014 

Biologists learning more about what areas of Florida provide viable habitat for these species. 

FWC tarpon researchers seek data from north Florida anglers

August 21, 2014 

Tarpon DNA helps scientists learn more about the fish’s rich life history. 

Red tide causes large fish kill in northeast Gulf of Mexico

July 25, 2014 

Naturally occurring red tide events have been documented since the 1700s. 

New tactics to monitor harmful algal blooms in Indian River Lagoon

July 25, 2014 

New system analyzes water quality while research vessel is in motion, instead of taking sample back to lab. 

Panther biologists, officer honored by Florida Wildlife Federation

July 15, 2014 

Mark Lotz, Marc Criffield, Dave Onorato and Officer Lee Lawshe honored. 

East coast anglers encouraged to help FWC collect red snapper data

July 07, 2014 

Last year researchers collected 1,701 samples from red snapper harvested during the 3-day recreational season. 

Bay scallop season starts June 28

June 23, 2014 

Start is 3 days earlier than originally slated. 

Spirit of Tarpon Challenge announces 2013 winners, shifts focus to northern waters in 2014

June 18, 2014 

Volunteer anglers have submitted nearly 20,000 tarpon DNA samples to date. 

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