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NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Red Grouper Recreational Management in Gulf of Mexico

The bag limit reduction to 2 fish is intended to improve recreational fishing opportunities by extending the number of days in the fishing season.

January 2015

FWF Director Martha Musgrove - Pace of Everglades restoration threatens to harm estuaries

Spooked by warming currents in the Pacific known to presage heavy rains in Florida, the Army Corps of Engineers has been lowering Lake Okeechobee by discharging water into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie estuaries. Coastal residents are none too happy about it.

January 2015

St. Andrew Bay Water Quality Report

RMA compares water quality in St. Andrew Bay over past 20 years

January 2015

Help plan the future of Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is presenting a 10-year plan for the Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area at a public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Monroe County.

January 2015

Studies Shed Light on Seagrass Needs

Seagrass beds represent critical and threatened coastal habitats around the world, and a new University of Florida study shows how much sunlight seagrass needs to stay healthy.

January 2015

ACTION ALERT - Help Shape Amendment 1 Funding

The Florida Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EPC) Committee has requested the public's input into the proper use of Amendment 1 dollars. We need your help to ensure funds are spent properly!

January 2015

Too Hot to Handle - Climate Change Has Fish on the Move

A study issued Oct. 10 may illustrate why we need to change the way we manage our marine resources by taking a big-picture look at how fish function in our ecosystems and what threats they face.

January 2015

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