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Mother of the panther kitten on the day she was released into the wild. (Source: FWC)

16th Florida Panther Dies After Car Collision

Another Panther has died in Florida after being hit by a car on Thursday, making it the 16th panther death in the state for 2014.

06/12/2014

Lionfish

FWC Unveils ‘Report Florida Lionfish’ App

Due to the fact that lionfish in the Atlantic don’t have predators, eat whatever fits in their mouths, and are naturally fast-breeders, wildlife officials encourage people to catch as many as possible. Now, there’s an app for that.

05/28/2014

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Boater Dies After Jumping Into Lake To Save Dog

rews found the body of a 70-year old man who died while trying to save a dog that jumped overboard.

05/25/2014

Missing Kayaker Dania Beach (Source: Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Resumes Search For Missing SC Kayaker

Search crews continued their efforts, Saturday, to locate a missing kayaker who left from a park Thursday in Dania Beach.

05/24/2014

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FWC Offers Safe Boating Tips For Memorial Weekend

Florida wildlife officials are pushing for safe boating this Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2014

Source: CBS4

FWC: 62 People Died In Boat Accidents In 2013

It was a deadly year for boaters in Florida according to new numbers released by the state Friday morning.

05/23/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead

A 14-month-old Florida panther was found dead Friday–bringing the number of endangered panther deaths for the year up to 15.

05/16/2014

A Lionfish swims in a display tank in the aquarium on the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah on August 6, 2008. The Lionfish is a voracious venomous sea predator that uses its stripped spines to corner its prey and swift reflexes to snatch them up and swallow them whole. (Photo credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lionfish Ban Given Preliminary Approval In Florida

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.

CBS Miami–04/17/2014

MIAMI, UNITED STATES:  A fast boat travels east past the Port of Miami in Florida as it nears Government Cut with a view of downtown Miami 24 April 2005. Known as the "Cruise Capital of the World" and ranked 8th among the nation's leading seaports, the Port of Miami is home to nearly every cruise line in the world.  AFP PHOTO/Roberto SCHMIDT  (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Responds To Fuel Spill Near Government Cut

Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a report of a fuel spill near Government Cut.

04/15/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Free Fishing Seminar For Women

Fishing isn’t just for the guys, women are invited to learn more about the sport at a free seminar in Dania Beach.

04/12/2014

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