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4 meetings coming up for public input on managing bears in central Florida

March 14, 2014 

Meetings scheduled between March 18 and March 25. 

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

March 13, 2014 

Ideal condions will exist March 16-30. 

Rehabilitated Florida panther returned to the wild

March 10, 2014 

The panther was rescued last May after apparently being struck by an automobile. 

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. 

Public meetings to gather input on managing bears in central Florida

February 26, 2014 

Seven meetings scheduled for March. 

Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Baker County

February 25, 2014 

Applications must be received by March 10. 

Biologists rescue panther kitten in Collier County

February 20, 2014 

Because he was so young when rescued, he hadn't learned survival skills and cannot be returned to the wild. 

Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza

February 20, 2014 

Saturday, March 1 at Magnolia Park, Apopka. 

FWC, Zoo Miami to host Exotic Pet Amnesty Day

February 19, 2014 

Saturday, March 1 from 10-2 at Zoo Miami. 

Cold weather aids 2014 manatee count

February 06, 2014 

Preliminary total: 4,831 manatees counted by 20 oberservers from 9 organizations. 

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FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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