Wildlife Staff Preps For Possible Bear HuntWildlife officials will use input from an ongoing series of webinars to help make their case about how a black-bear hunt could be held later this year, even as many of the questions posed come from critics.
FWC & Locals Work Together To Save Injured ManateeA manatee struck by a propeller is recovering in Miami after being rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Fish And Wildlife Holds Webinars On Bear HuntThe FWC will hold three webinars about bear-management issues as they contemplate another hunt.
Seminole Commissioners Take Aim At Bear HuntSeminole County commissioners, over opposition from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, said Tuesday they don't want another statewide bear hunt.
Florida Boating Accidents Up In 2015Florida had 737 boating accidents last year, an increase of 103 accidents from year before.
County Officials Oppose Another Bear HuntIf the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission decides to hold another bear hunt later this year, Volusia County officials don't want any part of it.
Wildlife Commission Sets Sights On Another Bear HuntThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working to hold another bear hunt.
Florida Manatee Count Reaches New High Of 6,250The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported counting 6,250 manatees throughout Florida’s waterways this week.
Lawmakers Float Boating Enforcement ChangesLaw enforcement officers would need "reasonable suspicion" to stop and inspect boats sporting state safety stickers, under a measure that sailed through its final House committee Wednesday.
Man Acquitted Of Infractions In Quadruple Fatal Boating CrashA man involved a quadruple fatal boating crash has been acquitted of all three misdemeanor infractions he faced.
Cold Snap Helping Python Hunters In First Week Of Everglades HuntA dip in temperature may be giving hunters an early edge in a state-sanctioned hunt for elusive Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades.
Homeowner Finds Floating Croc In Florida Keys PoolA multi-million dollar home in South Florida had a wild addition to its pool.
South Florida Prepares For Python Removal CompetitionThis weekend, wildlife officials are bringing back the Python Challenge -- a nearly one-month event allowing for the removal of Burmese pythons, a non-native species, from the Florida Everglades.
Record Number Of Florida Panthers Died In 2015Florida Panther deaths in the state reached a record total of 41 for 2015.
Bill Seeks To Protect Black Bear Habitat, Reduce ConflictMonths after the state held a controversial hunt, a bill filed Tuesday aims to help protect Florida's black bear population and limit human encounters.