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WFF and ‘Alligator Ron’ host Cracker-Style Cowboy Gala

November 14th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on WFF and ‘Alligator Ron’ host Cracker-Style Cowboy Gala

Florida Blue GreenThe Wildlife Foundation of Florida (WFF) will host its inaugural “Florida BlueGreen” event at 5 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Everglades ranch of seventh-generation Floridian and BlueGreen host “Alligator” Ron Bergeron in Weston.

Event proceeds from the […]

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Lake Okeechobee Get Thousands Of New Trees

February 25th, 2011|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Lake Okeechobee Get Thousands Of New Trees

Thousand Of Trees To Grace Lake O Region
CLEWISTON, FL. — Taking advantage of dry conditions, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will plant 6,000 pond apple, cypress and red maple trees to enhance wading bird habitat and restore ecosystems within Lake Okeechobee and Lake Istokpoga.

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FWC Briefs Florida Outdoor Writers on Key Issues

October 1st, 2010|Categories: Florida Fishing Reports, Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on FWC Briefs Florida Outdoor Writers on Key Issues

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) executive director, Nick Wiley, recently spoke at the Florida Outdoor Writers Association’s (FOWA) annual meeting in Tallahassee. Other FWC staff, including Greg Holder, assistant executive director, came to talk about key issues affecting Florida’s fish and wildlife and recreational use […]

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Federal ban on lead fishing tackle

September 10th, 2010|Categories: Florida Fishing Reports, Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Federal ban on lead fishing tackle

A proposal to ban all lead in fishing tackle is under consideration by the federal government, and your comments of opposition are needed to counter the threat.

This ban proposed in a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups would include not only sinkers and […]

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Cabela’s CEO Tommy Millner Appointed to Heritage Conservation Council

July 24th, 2010|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Council members will advise Departments of Interior and Agriculture on wildlife and conservation endeavors
SIDNEY, Neb. (July 23, 2010) – Cabela’s Chief Executive Officer Tommy Millner was appointed today to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, an official advisory group established by U.S. Secretary of […]

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Florida Black Bass Management Plan

October 23rd, 2009|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Florida Black Bass Management Plan

FWC Presents Draft For Black Bass Management Plan
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff will introduce a concept for a new black bass management plan on Oct. 26.

Reporter: Press Release

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Press Release:

The Florida Fish and […]

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Don't release exotic pets, it is illegal

September 7th, 2009|Categories: Florida Fishing Reports, Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments

Published on September 1, 2009

#“Don’t release exotic pets!” That’s the message behind a colorful new poster available through a joint effort between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Florida Outdoor Writers Association […]

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