FWC seeks input on conserving Florida burrowing owls in urban landscapes

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News Release Monday, May 22, 2017 Media contact: Diane Hirth, 850-410-5291; Gary Morse, 863-648-3852; Carol Lyn Parrish, 850-556-2269 Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: https://flic.kr/s/aHskZUQWTU  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold open-house style public meetings in June to provide information and gather input on the agency’s development of Conservation Measures…

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Go “wild” with your holiday shopping

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News Release Monday, December 12, 2016 Media contact: Katie Purcell, 850-459-6585 or Katie.Purcell@MyFWC.com It’s fun and easy to help Florida fish and wildlife, and the wild places they live, when you shop this holiday season. Did you know the proceeds from some gifts directly fund conservation? There are gifts to show your support of wildlife,…

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Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon

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News Release Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or Amanda.Nalley@MyFWC.com The 2016 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational sport season July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31. Planning on catching some of these tasty crustaceans?…

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FWC requests public input on venomous reptile rules

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News Release Friday, July 15, 2016 Media contact: Rob Klepper, 850-617-9666, Robert.Klepper@MyFWC.com Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: http://bit.ly/29YqIVc  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to know the attitude of the public regarding the possession and management of venomous reptiles by zoos, as well as individual residents in their homes. FWC…

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