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Bay scallop season starts June 28

June 23, 2014 

Start is 3 days earlier than originally slated. 

Spirit of Tarpon Challenge announces 2013 winners, shifts focus to northern waters in 2014

June 18, 2014 

Volunteer anglers have submitted nearly 20,000 tarpon DNA samples to date. 

Help the FWC locate rare upland birds

June 11, 2014 

Southeastern American kestrel, burrowing owl, painted bunting often overlooked by traditional monitoring programs. 

Sea turtle organization honors FWC biologist

May 22, 2014 

Anne Meylan given Lifetime Achievement Award from International Sea Turtle Society. 

Research biologist to receive prestigious award

May 08, 2014 

American Fisheries Society to honor Ron Taylor as a world expert on snook. 

Wanted: North Florida anglers to collect tarpon DNA

May 01, 2014 

Data will help scientists track movements, habits, recapture rates of Atlantic tarpon. 

FWC moves forward with creation of a Gulf Reef Fish Data Reporting System

April 16, 2014 

Final public hearing to be held at June meeting in Ft. Myers. 

FWC recognizes wildlife scientist with Louise Ireland Humphrey Achievement Award

April 16, 2014 

Joan Berish has been at the forefront of work involving gopher tortoises. 

Be a citizen-scientist: Help FWC monitor horseshoe crabs spawning on beaches

March 13, 2014 

Ideal condions will exist March 16-30. 

Biologists hope for another busy sea turtle nesting season

March 03, 2014 

More sea turtles nest on Florida’s sandy beaches than on any other U.S. coastline. 

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