An FWC officer and volunteers from the Coast Guard Auxiliary Team came to the rescue of the 125-pound loggerhead in Snake Creek near Islamorada.
It’s important to know your bag limit, aka the number of fish you can keep and take home for dinner. These limits are a useful tool in helping protect many of our recreationally important species.
Reseeding efforts will help restore natural staghorn communities and are a major first step in the potential restoration of Florida’s coral reefs.
For each report, the citizen is asked to provide the location where they saw the snake and the month and year the observation occurred. Researchers are also requesting citizens to submit photos of the snakes, when possible, to verify identification.
This spring, north Florida anglers and FWC fishery biologists were heartbroken to see the white bellies of numerous fish floating in Lake Victor.
Ron Bielefeld takes breathtaking wildlife photos. His day job is impressive as well, working as a research biologist in the avian section of the FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.
The FWC is among many partners marking the groundbreaking of the Paynes Prairie Sheetflow Restoration Project that will create 125 acres of new wetlands and restore 1,300 acres of natural wetlands within Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.
The research station and land conservancy, located 15 miles north of Tallahassee, has been a forerunner in research regarding prescribed fire and bobwhite quail since before its official inception.
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