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FWC makes changes for deer-hunting in northwest Florida

April 17, 2014 

Zone D divided to into 2 deer management units. 

Lionfish invasion: FWC moves forward with management changes

April 16, 2014 

Changes aimed at combating the spread of the invasive species. 

Award-winning FWC Officer of the Year recognized at Commission meeting

April 16, 2014 

Officer Lee Lawshe is based in St. Johns County. 

FWC once again restricts boating on Suwannee River’s zones 3, 4

April 14, 2014 

3 idle-speed, no-wake zones are now active on Suwannee, Santa Fe. 

Commission to meet April 15-17 near Tallahassee

April 08, 2014 

At the Florida Public Safety Institute, west of Midway on U.S. 90. 

FWC lifts restrictions on Suwannee River’s Zone 3

April 03, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake lifted for 23-mile stretch as floodwaters recede. 

Seasonal manatee speed zones in effect statewide

April 03, 2014 

Law enforcement patrols increase as manatees disperse to popular feeding, loafing areas. 

Boating restricted on Suwannee River’s Zone 4

March 27, 2014 

51-mile segment is now idle-speed, no-wake zone. 

FWC captures panther near the beach; relocates it to more suitable area

March 24, 2014 

Approximately 2-year-old male was far from where panthers are typically seen. 

2 New York campers lose their lives in Suwannee River

March 24, 2014 

Couple was camping at a state park in White Springs. 

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