Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they’ve also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish. That’s why a new ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state’s wildlife commission.
A central Florida woman who was attacked by a bear outside her home has prompted state wildlife officials to issue a warning about bears on the move.
Fishing isn’t just for the guys, women are invited to learn more about the sport at a free seminar in Dania Beach.
Another endangered panther, the fifth this year, was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.
Four employees of a two Palm Beach dive boat operations have been charged with illegally feeding sharks in state waters – a practice which has been banned for a dozen years.
The body of a 4-year-old Florida Panther has been found dead in Broward County.
Wildlife officials are hoping the third time will be the charm when they go to release an endangered Florida panther that was rehabilitated after a car crash.
Florida is taking part in a multi-state a lawsuit against oil company BP, trying to hold them accountable for the damage to the state’s natural resources caused by the 2010 oil spill.
The release of an endangered panther, which was rehabilitated after being struck by a car, has been postponed for at least a day .
A young endangered Florida panther that had been struck by a car is ready to be released back into the wild.