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Florida FWC Approves Regulations, Changes Related to Chronic Wasting Disease

At its February meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved rule changes that prohibit importing or possessing whole carcasses or high-risk parts of deer, elk, moose, caribou and all other species of the deer family originating from any place outside of Florida.…

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Florida: Gopher Tortoise Day is Coming Up On April 10th

April 10th was officially adopted by the Gopher Tortoise Council as Gopher Tortoise Day! In Florida, gopher tortoises are found in parts of all 67 counties and are frequently encountered in neighborhoods, along roadways, and in many of Florida’s public parks and forests. The goal of Gopher Tortoise…

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Florida Fishing: New Species Added to FWC Catch a Florida Memory

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and its saltwater angler recognition program, Catch a Florida Memory will see the addition of two new qualifying Reel Big Fish. Effective March 1, anglers will be able to earn Reel Big Fish recognition for vermilion snapper…

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City of Clearwater Sponsoring Paint the Pavement Placemaking Project

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The city of Clearwater’s Neighborhoods Division will be sponsoring a placemaking event Sunday with the painting of an intersection mural in the Skycrest neighborhood at Mars Avenue and Rainbow Drive. The city has partnered with the Skycrest Neighborhood Association, St. Paul’s Lutheran…

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