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FWC recommends Collier County residents take steps to protect small livestock from panthers

August 29, 2014 

Precautions taken now will have beneficial long-term effects by discouraging panthers and other predators. 

Conservation-based oyster harvest changes effective Sept. 1 in Apalachicola Bay

August 28, 2014 

FWC will continue to assess the health of the bay to make sure this critical natural resource is protected. 

Hey, kids! Let’s go fishing!

August 28, 2014 

Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp in the Ocala National Forest. 

FWC, partners see ultimate coral reef-building success

August 27, 2014 

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

Blackwater fisheries center banner year benefits anglers, youth

August 26, 2014 

Nearly 1 million fish of various species were produced at Blackwater and stocked in area waters over past 12 months. 

Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish

August 25, 2014 

Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. 

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. 

Current east coast blue crab trap closure ending early

August 22, 2014 

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

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. 

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