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Current east coast blue crab trap closure ending early

August 22, 2014 

Traps may be placed back in state waters starting Saturday, Aug. 23. 

Bowhunting field day for Internet course in Bay Co.

August 22, 2014 

Sept. 6 at FWC regional office in Panama City. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Washington Co.

August 22, 2014 

Sept. 6 at Hard Labor Creek Plantation, Chipley. 

Hunter safety course offered in Escambia Co.

August 22, 2014 

Instruction begins Sept. 9 at Booker T. Washington High School, Pensacola. 

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. 

Public meeting set for managing aquatic plants on Lake Hall

August 21, 2014 

Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Maclay Gardens State Park. 

Register now for a free hunter safety course

August 21, 2014 

Do it before hunting season begins. 

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. 

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