Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

  • FWC announces details of 2016 Python Challenge™ with partners

    Aug 18, 15 • 399 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 • 530 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...

  • Q&A opportunity on FWC Special-Use Bear Permits

    Aug 3, 15 • 432 Views • FWCComments Off on Q&A opportunity on FWC Special-Use Bear Permits

    Who: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) When: Aug. 3, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time             Where: Telephone conference call titled “Update on Special-Use Bear Permit”    Call 888-339-2688 approximately 5...

  • FWC encourages recognition and use of the divers-down flags/buoys

    Jul 29, 15 • 464 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC encourages recognition and use of the divers-down flags/buoys

    Whether diving in Pensacola, scalloping in the Big Bend, lobstering in the Florida Keys or seeing the sights below the water’s surface in one of the many rivers in the Sunshine State, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to...

  • Discarded monofilament line injures, kills wildlife

    Jul 21, 15 • 594 Views • Environment, FWCComments Off on Discarded monofilament line injures, kills wildlife

    Fishing is an important part of the Florida lifestyle as well as its economy. To ensure that this activity doesn’t lead to problems for birds and other wildlife, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants anglers to know about the...

  • FWC Enlists Gulf Reef Fish Anglers to Provide Data

    Jul 15, 15 • 408 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC Enlists Gulf Reef Fish Anglers to Provide Data

    As part of its goal of working with anglers to improve data collection and management of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking for anglers’ assistance through participation in the Gulf Reef...

  • Gray triggerfish size limit to increase in Atlantic state waters effective July 9

    Jul 2, 15 • 754 Views • FWCComments Off on Gray triggerfish size limit to increase in Atlantic state waters effective July 9

    An increase of the minimum size limit of gray triggerfish in Atlantic state waters will take effect beginning July 9. At its April 15 meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved increasing the minimum size...

  • FWC welcomes new chairman, vice chairman

    Jul 1, 15 • 609 Views • FWCComments Off on FWC welcomes new chairman, vice chairman

    Today, new leaders assume their roles with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At its meeting June 25 in Sarasota, the FWC elected Vice Chairman Brian Yablonski of Tallahassee to serve as chairman and Aliese “Liesa” Priddy of...

  • Check the box; do something nice for manatees, sea turtles

    Jul 1, 15 • 590 Views • FWCComments Off on Check the box; do something nice for manatees, sea turtles

    It is easy to do something nice for Florida manatees and sea turtles. Check the box for manatees or sea turtles on the form you receive in the mail to renew your annual registration of cars, boats and trucks. When you check the box, you are donating $5 to the...

  • Bass management is evolving

    Jul 1, 15 • 571 Views • FWCComments Off on Bass management is evolving

    Bass anglers may wonder why the Sunshine State supports some of the best bass fishing in the world. Florida’s abundant lakes and rivers provide habitat necessary to produce good fisheries and the Florida largemouth bass possesses unique genetics that favors...