Posts Tagged ‘FWC’

  • Apply for Quota Permits in June

    Jun 3, 13 • 671 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Apply for Quota Permits in June

    June “Outta’ the Woods” By Tony Young Apply for quota permits in June! Every hunter knows you have a better chance of catching a monster buck off-guard during the first part of hunting season. That’s why many of us enjoy hunting the archery and...

  • FWC Outta’ the Woods

    Sep 1, 10 • 630 Views • OpinionComments Off on FWC Outta’ the Woods

    Get Your Hunt On By Tony Young Even though you can hardly tell, summer is officially over. Kids have returned to school, and hunting season’s already been going on for a month now in South Florida. Finally, the time of year we’ve been waiting for is upon...

  • Pit Viper Bite Victim Charged with Wildlife Law Violations

    Aug 27, 10 • 517 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Pit Viper Bite Victim Charged with Wildlife Law Violations

    A Tampa man who authorities say violated numerous safety regulations for owning captive venomous snakes was bitten by his pet Gaboon viper. He ended up in the hospital and now faces multiple charges. On the afternoon of Aug. 24, Lt. Steve DeLacure of the...

  • Increase in boating fatalities concerns FWC

    Aug 19, 10 • 450 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Increase in boating fatalities concerns FWC

    Many Florida boaters know the importance of wearing a life jacket and abiding by the navigation rules. However, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) emphasizes the importance of making safe, smart decisions when out of the boat as well...

  • Scientists Release the First Rescued, Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Back into the Gulf

    Aug 18, 10 • 500 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Scientists Release the First Rescued, Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Back into the Gulf

    NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into the Gulf of Mexico near Cedar Key, Fla., after the turtles were successfully rescued and...

  • FWC shuts down illegal Internet operation

    Aug 16, 10 • 382 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC shuts down illegal Internet operation

    When the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Internet Crimes Unit received a citizen’s complaint that a Tampa man was operating an illegal wildlife business through eBay, it launched an undercover investigation that resulted in the...

  • FWC ends relocation of sea turtle eggs in Franklin, Gulf counties

    Aug 15, 10 • 1048 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC ends relocation of sea turtle eggs in Franklin, Gulf counties

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), working with partners from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), announced Thursday that sea turtle nests on the eastern portion of...

  • Jarhead: The little bear that beat the odds

    Aug 15, 10 • 468 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Jarhead: The little bear that beat the odds

    It took 10 days for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists to catch a black bear cub in Marion County that was days away from death. They were ultimately successful, but it took extraordinary efforts from both FWC employees and...

  • FWC Media Event: Christening of FWC Offshore Vessel Gulf Sentry

    Aug 15, 10 • 532 Views • Media AdvisoriesComments Off on FWC Media Event: Christening of FWC Offshore Vessel Gulf Sentry

    Who: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Chairman Rodney Barreto, Col. Jim Brown (FWC Division of Law Enforcement) and FWC law enforcement officers. What: The christening of the FWC’s 85-foot aluminum offshore vessel Gulf Sentry. The...

  • Apply for daily dove hunt permits beginning Aug. 24

    Aug 11, 10 • 480 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Apply for daily dove hunt permits beginning Aug. 24

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will accept applications to be included in a random drawing for daily dove hunt permits from 10 a.m. Aug. 24 through 11:59 p.m. Sept. ...