Posts Tagged ‘Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’

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    An Electrifying Way to Study Fish

    Jul 1, 13 • 565 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on An Electrifying Way to Study Fish

    “Fish Busters’ Bulletin” By Bob Wattendorf Not everyone can step up to the bow of a boat, lean against the railing, step on a pedal and start netting fish as they float up to the surface. Although it is illegal and dangerous for anglers to fish with...

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    Gov. Scott Calls for Early Start to Recreational Bay Scallop Season

    Jun 26, 13 • 752 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on Gov. Scott Calls for Early Start to Recreational Bay Scallop Season

    TALLAHASSEE – Today, Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, requesting an early start to recreational bay scallop season. The full letter is below and attached. FULL LETTER FROM GOV. SCOTT:    June...

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    UF Researchers Develop Technique to Test Manatees for Heart Disease

    Jun 18, 13 • 702 Views • EducationComments Off on UF Researchers Develop Technique to Test Manatees for Heart Disease

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leisurely swims in warm, tropical waters fueled by the gaze of admiring fans and a healthy vegetarian diet. The life of a manatee hardly seems likely to prompt concerns about heart disease. But researchers at the University of...

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    Beginner or experienced anglers: There is something to learn at a Women’s Fishing Clinic

    Jun 17, 13 • 424 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Beginner or experienced anglers: There is something to learn at a Women’s Fishing Clinic

    June 17, 2013 August “Gone Coastal” column By Alan Peirce and guest columnist Amanda Nalley Photos available on FWC’s Flickr site: Go to http://flic.kr/p/bxzafk. I’d like to talk a little about one of the important outreach and education programs we...

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    FWC Commissioners Elect New Leadership

    Jun 13, 13 • 434 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC Commissioners Elect New Leadership

    At its meeting June 13 in Lakeland, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) elected Vice Chairman Richard “Dick” Corbett of Tampa to serve as Chairman, effective July 1. “Dick’s passion for preserving our wildlife legacy for future...

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    Alto Adams receives Youth Hunting Program’s Landowner of the Year award

    Jun 13, 13 • 582 Views • Featured News PAGEComments Off on Alto Adams receives Youth Hunting Program’s Landowner of the Year award

    At its meeting in Lakeland, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) presented Alto “Bud” Adams Jr. of Fort Pierce with the 2012 Landowner of the Year award for its Youth Hunting Program of Florida – a program aimed at providing...

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    Bruce Antognoni named Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

    Jun 13, 13 • 604 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Bruce Antognoni named Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting in Lakeland June 13 named Bruce Antognoni of White Springs its 2012 “Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year,” an award given annually to the volunteer who significantly...