How to Fillet a Lionfish: A nonnative invasive species, lionfish have a negative impact on native wildlife and habitat. You can help control the population by removing them from waters whenever possible.
How to sign up online for the FWC Gulf Reef Fish Survey: • Go to MyFWC.com and click on “Saltwater,” “Recreational Regulations” then “Gulf Reef Fish Survey.” • Enter your birth date & 1 other required “Lookup Method” identifiers (social security #, FWC customer ID or Driver’s license #). Note: You may have to create an account. • Click “Purchase a License.” • Scroll down to Saltwater Fishing. Click Add to Cart button next to “Gulf Reef Fish Angler.” • Print a copy. *No audio for this…
Class is filling fast! Python Patrol trains people to identify, report and safely capture Burmese pythons. The more people trained to look for these snakes, the more people there are to help stop the spread of this invasive species! New training days have just been scheduled in Homestead on April 11 and April 18! Get more info and sign up here: http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/nonnatives/python/python-patrol/ MyFWC - Google+ 2015
Florida panther returned to the wild A 2-year-old male panther was crossing the road in April when he was hit by a car in Polk County. The driver quickly called to alert authorities of the accident. Responders found the injured panther in nearby woods. After several surgeries, the panther was transferred to a care facility. Now recovered, the rehabilitated Florida panther was released back to the wild at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park in Okeechobee County.
Surprise that special someone with a Florida wildlife license tag, a manatee or sea turtle decal or even a T-shirt. Gifts that provide year-round fun include Florida freshwater and saltwater fishing and hunting licenses. Best of all, from now till Dec. 31, the Lifetime Sportsman’s License can be purchased for just $500 for children and young adults 5-21. Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order authorizing the FWC to make this temporary fee reduction. Full story: http://ow.ly/F1Utn
Now till Dec. 31, the Lifetime Sportsman’s License can be purchased for just $500 for children and young adults ages 5-21. Gov. Rick Scott in mid-November signed an executive order authorizing the FWC to make this temporary fee reduction. See the links below to shop for your gifts now! 2014 holiday deal on the Lifetime Sportsman’s License: http://myfwc.com/license/recreational/lifetime-licenses/ Full story: http://myfwc.com/news/news-releases/2014/november/25/gifts-support-wildlife/