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FWC Extends Alligator Hunting Season in Two Counties Affected by Flooding

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued an executive order extending the alligator hunting season in Seminole and Volusia counties because of the historic flooding of the St. Johns River from Tropical Storm Fay. The order extends the hunting season only on Lake Harney (AMU 505) and…


FWC Officers Remove Large Python from Busy Road

Law enforcement officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) removed a Burmese python from Indiantown Road near Sierra Square Plaza in Jupiter Farms late Monday night. Officers used a catch pole to secure the nonvenomous snake. The snake, which was approximately 12 feet long and weighed 100…


CompUSA Offers Reward in Death of Campus Crocodile

Two days after University of Miami Police found a headless and tailless, 8- to 9-foot American crocodile carcass in a campus canal, a $5,000 reward is being offered by CompUSA for information that leads to the arrest of the crocodile killer. University Police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…


Rare Antelope Shot; Its Calf Dies Later

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Alert program and the owner of a rare desert antelope are offering a combined reward of $750 for information leading to the arrest of whoever shot and killed the addax antelope at Pheenix Farm in Putnam County. The farm owners found…


Still Time to Sign Up for Tallahassee Outdoors-woman Workshop

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) still has openings for its Tallahassee Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop for women who want to spend a weekend learning a variety of outdoor activities. The three-day workshop will take place Oct. 10-12 at Camp Wallwood on the Gadsden County side of…


FWC Takes Applications For Wildlife Grants

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Legacy Initiative is now accepting grant applications for the State Wildlife Grants program for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. This program is a federally-funded matching grants program, providing financial support for projects that address conservation needs as identified in Florida’s Comprehensive Wildlife…


Domestic Trophy Buck Killed on Game Farm in Florida; Owner Offers Substantial Reward For Information

 captive, domestic, trophy, 12-point buck was killed illegally and stolen from a Lake Butler game farm Sept. 6, and the owner is offering a substantial reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigator Lt. David Lee,…


Hunter safety Internet Completion Course Offered in Franklin County, FL

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet completion course in Franklin County. The course will be at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, 270 North State Road 65 in Eastpoint.  Instruction will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 and will…


Hunter Safety Course Offered in Jackson County, FL

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Jackson County. The course will be at the Lily Pad Ranch and Hunting Club, 2224 Kent Cemetery Road in Alford. Instruction will take place 6-9 p.m. Sept. 23 and 26, and 8:30 a.m. to…


Hunters Have New Access to Cary WMA in Florida

Hunters have a new entrance to the Cary Wildlife Management Area (WMA) for the 2008-09 season as a result of road damage on the area. Rain from Tropical Storm Fay resulted in severe damage to a section of Basin Road. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials closed the…