Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

  • FWC officers receive Lifesaving Awards at Commission meeting

    Sep 3, 15 • 464 Views • Awards & Recognition, FWCComments Off on FWC officers receive Lifesaving Awards at Commission meeting

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recognized two of its officers with Lifesaving Awards at its Commission meeting in Fort Lauderdale Thursday. Investigator Rene Taboas and Officer Roberto Rodriguez saved the life of an infant who had...

  • Conservation group honors FWC hunter-education leader

    Sep 3, 15 • 457 Views • Awards & Recognition, FWC, GovernmentComments Off on Conservation group honors FWC hunter-education leader

    The Florida Sportsmen’s Conservation Association honored a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) hunting-education section leader Thursday for his positive impact on resource conservation. The FSCA presented its Wildlife and Resource...

  • FWC Commissioners agree on strategic priorities for panther conservation

    Sep 2, 15 • 265 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Commissioners agree on strategic priorities for panther conservation

    At its September meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a position paper that will help guide the agency’s strategic priorities for Florida panther recovery and management. The position paper reflects input from the...

  • FWC passes new stone crab trap regulation

    Sep 2, 15 • 491 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC passes new stone crab trap regulation

    At its September meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) amended its stone crab trap regulations for stone crab traps used in Collier, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. Beginning this year’s stone crab season,...

  • Stay legal with these hunting tips for Florida’s bow seasons

    Aug 31, 15 • 473 Views • FWCComments Off on Stay legal with these hunting tips for Florida’s bow seasons

    September “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young Hunting with a bow or crossbow is a great way to get a jump on the gun hunters. Bowhunters are allowed in the woods a month-and-a-half earlier and get that first crack at the deer. Plus, during archery season,...

  • Gulf state recreational red snapper season reopens Labor Day weekend

    Aug 31, 15 • 528 Views • FWCComments Off on Gulf state recreational red snapper season reopens Labor Day weekend

    The recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters reopens to harvest Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-7, and will continue to be open for Saturdays and Sundays in September and October with the last day of harvest being Sunday, Nov. 1. At its April 16...

  • Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1

    Aug 25, 15 • 483 Views • FWCComments Off on Limited harvest for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1

    The recreational harvest season for snook, a premier Florida fish, starts Sept. 1 statewide. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. While the fishery is already more than 90 percent...

  • FWC to meet Sept. 2-3 in Fort Lauderdale

    Aug 24, 15 • 479 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC to meet Sept. 2-3 in Fort Lauderdale

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 2-3 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. Both sessions are open to the public. The meeting both days starts at 8:30 a.m. and the public will be...

  • FWC announces details of 2016 Python Challenge™ with partners

    Aug 18, 15 • 436 Views • FWC, GovernmentComments Off on FWC announces details of 2016 Python Challenge™ with partners

    Building on the success of its 2013 Python Challenge™, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida Inc. (Foundation) this week announced additional details of the 2016 Python Challenge™, a...

  • FWC Media Event: Q&A opportunity on FWC Draft Panther Position Paper

    Aug 13, 15 • 557 Views • FWC, Media AdvisoriesComments Off on FWC Media Event: Q&A opportunity on FWC Draft Panther Position Paper

    Who: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Why: FWC leadership will provide information on the draft panther position paper. When: Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Where: Telephone conference call titled “Update on Draft...