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News Release Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459 Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will stock approximately 50,000 Florida largemouth bass fingerlings in Lake Trafford, the largest lake south of Lake Okeechobee, Wednesday and Thursday, March 9 and 10. The fingerlings are from the Florida Bass Conservation […]

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For immediate release: March 8, 2011 Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459 Nuisance alligator trapper applicants sought for Broward County The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for nuisance alligator trappers in southern Broward County. Preference will be given to applicants living south of Interstate 595. Visit […]

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News Release March 3, 2011 Contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459 In an effort to keep unwanted exotic pets out of Florida’s native habitats, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Zoo Miami will host Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day on March 12 at Zoo Miami. Among the 70 exotic pets turned in during last […]

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News Release March 2, 2011 Contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds those seeking access to Big Cypress National Preserve of a road closure that takes effect March 3. Beginning Thursday, a portion of Loop Road within the Preserve, south of the Gator Hook Strand site and west to […]

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News Release February 28, 2011 Contact: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Washington County. The course will be at the Hard Labor Creek Plantation, 1963 Hard Labor Road, Chipley. Instruction will take place March 12 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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