Posts Tagged ‘FWC’

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    FWC to meet Feb. 10-11 near Tallahassee

    Feb 1, 16 • 80 Views • Events, Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on FWC to meet Feb. 10-11 near Tallahassee

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 10-11 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Drive, Havana, FL 32333 (www.tcc.fl.edu/Current/Academics/FPSI/). The Institute is located west of the city of Midway on U.S....

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    Snook reopens in Atlantic state waters

    Jan 27, 16 • 59 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Snook reopens in Atlantic state waters

    The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31. In the...

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    2016 Python Challenge™ photo contest kicks off today

    Jan 22, 16 • 74 Views • Fishing & Wildlife, GovernmentComments Off on 2016 Python Challenge™ photo contest kicks off today

    Beginning today, the  (FWC) is conducting a photo contest to raise additional awareness about nonnative species in Florida as part of the 2016 Python Challenge™. The contest allows people from all over the world to take part in this awareness effort on the...

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    FWC suggests life-saving holiday gifts for boaters

    Dec 18, 15 • 112 Views • Fishing & Wildlife, HolidayComments Off on FWC suggests life-saving holiday gifts for boaters

    Trying to find the perfect gift for the holidays? If you have a boater in your life, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has an idea for that last-minute stocking stuffer: boating safety equipment. It may not sound sexy, but the gift...

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    FWC commends recently approved Seminole County bear ordinance

    Dec 10, 15 • 133 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on FWC commends recently approved Seminole County bear ordinance

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) commends Seminole County on its unanimous vote Tuesday to approve an ordinance that will help deter bears from lingering in Seminole County neighborhoods. The ordinance requires residents to take...

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    TrophyCatch prepares to announce winner of a bass boat package

    Dec 4, 15 • 121 Views • Awards/Recognition, Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on TrophyCatch prepares to announce winner of a bass boat package

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has concluded Season 3 (Oct. 1, 2014 to Sep. 30, 2015) of the TrophyCatch citizen-science, conservation rewards program for anglers who catch, document and release largemouth bass greater than 8...

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    4 great hunting opportunities to enjoy this December

    Dec 1, 15 • 138 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on 4 great hunting opportunities to enjoy this December

    December “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young There’s finally a chill and certain festiveness in the air as many of us make plans to go afield during the holidays. It’s such a special time of year. Children will be out of school on winter break soon....

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    Have fun helping wildlife, wild places when holiday shopping

    Nov 24, 15 • 142 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on Have fun helping wildlife, wild places when holiday shopping

    It’s fun and easy to help Florida fish and wildlife, and the wild places where they live, when you shop this holiday season. There are gifts to show off your support of wildlife. Other gifts will help you carry on the tradition of spending time with family...

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    FWC Approves Gulf Greater Amberjack Conservation Measures

    Nov 19, 15 • 153 Views • Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on FWC Approves Gulf Greater Amberjack Conservation Measures

    At its Nov. 18 meeting in Panama City Beach, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved closing Gulf state waters to recreational harvest of greater amberjack for the remainder of 2015. Greater amberjack closed to harvest in Gulf...

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    FWC Officer Honored with Agency’s Award of Valor, Purple Heart

    Nov 18, 15 • 157 Views • Awards/Recognition, Fishing & WildlifeComments Off on FWC Officer Honored with Agency’s Award of Valor, Purple Heart

    During the Nov. 18 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) meeting in Panama City Beach, an officer, whose courage, training and perserverance saved his own life, received the agency’s Purple Heart and Award of Valor for his actions in the...