Wednesday, July 26, 2017

More Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   ESCAMBIA COUNTY   Officer McHenry was working in Perdido River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) when he observed three individuals enter the area after hours. He approached the individuals in his patrol vehicle and turned his...

Lionfish Removal

(Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.) For immediate release: May 31, 2017 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com   Suggested Tweets: Remove #lionfish, get rewarded. Take the Lionfish Challenge! @MyFWC:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLFFWCC/bulletins/19e9190 #Florida #FWCLionfish   Over 12k...

Editorial: Leaders defy voters on conservation

Posted May 12, 2017 at 2:00 AM Stories from Headlines Network It turns out that “Florida Forever” meant “Florida Until We Can Find Something Better To Do With $820 Million.” At least, that’s how state lawmakers seem to see it. Monday, they...

The Meatheads of the Week

Weekly Report May 5, 2017 through May 11, 2017   This report represents some events the FWC handled over the past week; however, it does not include all actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.   Patrol, Protect,...

The Meatheads of the Week, Again

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   ESCAMBIA COUNTY   While checking several fishermen on the Bob Sikes Bridge, Officer Manning noticed fresh blood and large scales on the ground. A nearby fisherman denied knowing anything about it and claimed he had...

The Meatheads of the Week: 4/19

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   CALHOUN COUNTY Officers Hayes and Baber were working two separate baited food plots that Officer Hayes had previously identified. Although no subjects were seen at the baited areas, the officers heard a shot...

The Meatheads of the Week

NORTHWEST REGION   CASES   OKALOOSA COUNTY   Officer Bartlett was dispatched to a complaint reporting that a blue heron was intentionally shot in a community in Destin. When Officer Bartlett arrived, he spoke with the complainant and captured the...

Port Everglades dredge drawing fire

Diver Dan Burdeno photographed these staghorn coral in February about 2,500 feet from the Port Everglades channel. Environmentalists worry a survey of coral that could be damaged by a dredging project overlooked these colonies....

Tarpon Genetics: The Results are in

Tarpon Genetics Program--The Results Are In https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/blog/2017-03-14-tarpon-genetics-program-results-are Tarpon Genetics Program Results: High Connectivity Across the Atlantic Basin Highlights Need For International Management  By: Dr. Liz Wallace  The Tarpon Genetics Program has concluded, providing illuminating results that will help build effective...

Seagrass Status

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