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FWC releases information in wildlife-feeding case

June 20, 2014 

Three charged with intentionally feeding bears. 

Fishing association honors FWC officer

June 18, 2014 

Officer Craig Baker presented with award from Florida Guides Assoc. 

Boating restrictions deactivated on Zone 4 of Suwannee River

June 05, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake no longer in effect for 51-mile stretch. 

Boating restrictions lifted on Zone 3 of Suwannee River

May 29, 2014 

23-mile stretch no longer idle-speed, no-wake. 

Nighttime boating safety event set for Lee, Charlotte counties

May 29, 2014 

Goals are to reduce risk of accidents, inform boaters about proper vessel lighting. 

FWC releases 2013 boating accident statistics, stresses safe boating

May 23, 2014 

Lack of a proper lookout is a leading cause of boating accidents. 

Celebrate summer with safe boating

May 21, 2014 

Nothing says the start of summer better than a sunny day and a boat ride with family and friends. 

Idle-speed, no-wake restrictions lifted on Suwannee’s Zone 1

May 14, 2014 

Deactiviation affects 39-mile segment from U.S. 90 south to S.R. 51. 

Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary founder cited for wildlife-care violations

May 06, 2014 

Ralph Heath cited for 59 wildlife code violations. 

Sturgeon returning to the Suwannee River

April 25, 2014 

Boaters urged to go slow to reduce risk of impact with jumping fish. 

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