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Commissioners receive Florida panther update

June 19, 2014 

Population now estimated at 100-180 adult panthers in Florida. 

Paul Averill named Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

June 19, 2014 

Pensacola man taught 16 courses, certified 490 students in 2013-14. 

FWC moves to simplify saltwater rules in 3 counties

June 18, 2014 

Outdated or redundant regulations removed for Gilchrist, Indian River, Manatee counties. 

FWC’s Mike Orlando receives Chairman Rodney Barreto Award

June 18, 2014 

Orlando is often praised for his ability to reach diverse audiences about the plight of the black bear. 

FWC combats lionfish invasion with fishery management changes

June 18, 2014 

Changes take effect Aug. 1. 

Fishing association honors FWC marine fisheries employee for conservation work

June 18, 2014 

Jim Estes receives Capt. Phil Chapman Conservation Award. 

Fishing association honors FWC officer

June 18, 2014 

Officer Craig Baker presented with award from Florida Guides Assoc. 

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. 

FWC to meet June 17-19 in Fort Myers

June 09, 2014 

June 17 session begins at 1 p.m. Other sessions start at 8:30 a.m. 

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Black skimmers "skim" the surface of the water with black-tipped, bright red bills that allow the bird to cut through the water and grab small fish near the surface.

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