Posts Tagged ‘FWC’

  • FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

    Aug 5, 10 • 488 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC encourages boaters to slow down in areas of oil cleanup efforts

    Because of the large number of oil-containment booms and cleanup equipment being deployed around the state in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Boating and Waterways Section is asking...

  • Join the FWC and Wildlife Foundation of Florida’s partnership in promoting year-round fishing season

    Aug 3, 10 • 370 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Join the FWC and Wildlife Foundation of Florida’s partnership in promoting year-round fishing season

    Florida has only one season…the fishing season.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Wildlife Foundation of Florida are reaching out to the public and private sectors to help promote the all-important fact that Florida...

  • FWC: Rehabbed birds given new life in Tallahassee

    Jul 8, 10 • 605 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC: Rehabbed birds given new life in Tallahassee

    Three pied-billed grebes, which were rehabilitated and survived impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, were released on Lake Talquin near Tallahassee on Thursday. The birds were given quite a distinguished send off into the wild with Gov. Charlie Crist....

  • Florida Announces Improved Oiled Bird Recovery Plan

    Jul 1, 10 • 574 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Florida Announces Improved Oiled Bird Recovery Plan

    ~New response plan ensures quick recovery of oiled birds~ TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) together with federal partners today announced the creation of an oiled bird recovery plan for rapid response to distressed...

  • FWC Emergency Meeting Will Focus On Oil Spill Response

    May 13, 10 • 550 Views • GovernmentComments Off on FWC Emergency Meeting Will Focus On Oil Spill Response

    TALLAHASSEE— Commissioners of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold an emergency meeting May 19 in St. Pete Beach to discuss the agency’s ongoing response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico...

  • Resource Managers Receive State’s Highest Environmental Honor

    Apr 13, 10 • 636 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Resource Managers Receive State’s Highest Environmental Honor

    ~Governor and Cabinet recognize resource managers for dedication to Florida’s environment~ TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet today signed three resolutions sponsored by Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson honoring recipients of...