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Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Gadsden County

January 14, 2015 

The course takes place at Talon Shooting Range, 550 Commerce Blvd., Midway.  

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

January 12, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward County. The course will be held at Gun World of South Florida, 1700 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach on Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Prescribed burn planned for Escribano Point WMA

January 09, 2015 

The burn is expected to be finished in one day. The public should expect to see smoke from the fire throughout the weekend. 

Northwest Florida blue crab trap closure ending early

January 09, 2015 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may be placed back in state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) from the Florida/Alabama state line through the Franklin/Wakulla county line starting Saturday, Jan. 10. 

Florida panther returned to the wild after recovering from vehicle strike

January 07, 2015 

The 2-year-old male was set loose in Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park in Okeechobee Co. 

TrophyCatch championship ring awarded

January 07, 2015 

Joseph "Brooks" Morrell of Hampton earned the top prize for catching, documenting, releasing a 14-pound, 9-ounce bass. 

Learn to identify, report and safely capture pythons

January 06, 2015 

The FWC is offering several Python Patrol trainings in S. Florida. 

Hunter safety course in Martin County

January 06, 2015 

Jan. 21-22 at the Stuart Shooting Center. 

FWC announces new law enforcement director

January 05, 2015 

Col. Curtis Brown will direct the efforts of more than 1,000 employees to protect Florida's natural resources and provide public safety. 

DNA test helps identify bear that bit teenager in Eastpoint

January 02, 2015 

Genetic samples from victim's clothing matched those from bear captured, euthanized. 

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