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Public meeting to discuss Illinois pondweed on Winter Haven Chain of Lakes

July 14, 2014 

July 21 at Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Complex. 

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. 

Lake Underhill to receive hydrilla treatment

June 10, 2014 

Treatment will occur June 17, weather permitting. 

FWC to meet June 17-19 in Fort Myers

June 09, 2014 

June 17 session begins at 1 p.m. Other sessions start at 8:30 a.m. 

Meeting on Little Orange Lake plant management scheduled

June 05, 2014 

Thursday, June 19, in Hawthorne. 

Monofilament fishing line perilous for pelicans

May 21, 2014 

A few simple precautions can prevent injury to pelicans, other wildlife. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Kissimmee

March 26, 2014 

375 acres to be treated by airboat in early April. 

Prescribed burn scheduled for Lake Isabel

March 20, 2014 

Weather permitting, crews will burn 60 acres on March 21. 

Hydrilla treatment scheduled for Lake Lawne

March 05, 2014 

Treatment is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19. 

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Breeding season for Florida black bears is summer, with the peak occurring from about mid-June through July.

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