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FWC addresses 2 venomous reptile issues

July 28, 2014 

Men from Sarasota, Fort Myers involved in separate incidents. 

Imported lionfish not welcome in Florida

July 28, 2014 

Management changes effective Aug. 1 will help combat the problem. 

2 teens arrested for torturing a gopher tortoise

July 25, 2014 

They are charged with felony cruelty to animals and taking, harassing, harming or killing a gopher tortoise (misdemeanor). 

Panther biologists, officer honored by Florida Wildlife Federation

July 15, 2014 

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

FWC, partners use Internet to protect wide variety of wildlife

June 24, 2014 

"Operation Wild Web" targeted illegal sales of fish & wildlife, unlicensed businesses. 

New Critical Wildlife Area will protect nesting birds in south Florida

June 19, 2014 

Bird Island, in Martin Co., is considered among the top 10 waterbird colonies in south Florida.  

FWC takes action to protect Everglades area wildlife

June 19, 2014 

Plan addresses short-term high-water impacts while ongoing and planned longer-term restoration efforts are being completed. 

Commissioners receive Florida panther update

June 19, 2014 

Population now estimated at 100-180 adult panthers in Florida. 

FWC’s Mike Orlando receives Chairman Rodney Barreto Award

June 18, 2014 

Orlando is often praised for his ability to reach diverse audiences about the plight of the black bear. 

Workshop set for gopher tortoise conservation

June 13, 2014 

Wednesday, June 25 in Tallahassee. 

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