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FWC welcomes new commissioner

April 17, 2013 

Adrien Bo Rivard is from Panama City. 

An FWC ‘North Star’ receives achievement award

April 17, 2013 

Greg Holder honored for nearly 33 years of initiatives and leadership. 

Officer recognized for protecting Florida’s waterways

March 28, 2013 

Lt. Atwell Pride honored by Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. 

Becoming commercial fishermen to get easier for Florida vets

November 09, 2012 

Licensing requirements for Florida veterans, veterans w/disabilities will be relaxed. 

12 officers graduate from short FWC academy

November 05, 2012 

Already certified in law enforcement, they completed 8-week program focusing on unique skills, knowledge to be FWC officers. 

A question of balance

April 24, 2012 

Difficult decisions can lead to great rewards and increased fishing opportunities, as we have recently seen. 

Louise Ireland Humphrey’s legacy will live on at FWC

March 20, 2012 

Louise Ireland Humphrey was much more than the first woman appointed Commissioner for the FWC. Besides serving from 1984 to ’99, she served as Chairman twice, in 1991 and ’96. 

FWC renews accreditation status

February 23, 2012 

To be accredited, a law enforcement agency must meet or exceed prescribed standards reflecting best management practices. 

FWC receives prestigious land stewardship award from NWTF

February 13, 2012 

Presentation made at National Wild Turkey Federation convention in Nashville. 

FWC selects new Northwest Region commander

February 03, 2012 

Bruce Cooper will oversee law enforcement operations for 16-county area. 

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