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Gopher tortoises receive new home in Jefferson County

September 26, 2014 

Their Clay County home was slated for development. 

FWC officer receives national award

September 26, 2014 

Officer Lee Lawshe named Officer of the Year by Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies. 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Nassau County

September 22, 2014 

Applications must be received by Oct. 8. 

Public input sought on permit request allowing lake restoration in north central Florida

September 19, 2014 

11 bodies of water are covered in the permit application. 

Boat ramp closed at Sneads Smokehouse Lake during construction

September 17, 2014 

Project expected to take about 6 weeks to complete. 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in north Florida

September 16, 2014 

Macclenny, Sept. 30; Lake City, Oct. 1. 

Learn, have fun at Florida Black Bear & Wildlife Conservation Festival Oct. 11

September 15, 2014 

15th annual festival will be held in Umatilla. 

Public input needed for Orange, Lochloosa, Newnans lakes natural resource management

September 02, 2014 

Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. at Grand Lake RV and Golf Resort, Citra. 

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. 

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