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Check out the latest National and Florida related wildlife and environmental news articles.

Florida wildlife officials delay bear hunt until at least 2017

Florida Wildlife Federation and other environmental groups lobbied to skip a 2016 hunt to give more in-depth scientific studies and other measures more time.

June 2016

Massive Lake Okeechobee algae bloom getting more toxic

Blue-green algae samples taken June 14 and 15 from Lake O contained more than 20 times the amount of toxins considered hazardous by the World Health Organization.

June 2016

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Manager Honored by the National Wildlife Federation

This weekend, the National Wildlife Federation recognized Chad Karges and the staff of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge with a National Conservation Special Achievement Award.

June 2016

May was hottest month on record

“The state of the climate so far this year gives us much cause for alarm”

June 2016

Gulf Council Webinar Scheduled for June 29

Join the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council staff for a wrap-up of the June Council meeting. Learn what actions the Council took, what new issues are on the table, and get answers to your questions.

June 2016

Warming climate causing extensive greening in Canada, Alaska: study

A new study by NASA has found that parts of Canada and Alaska are greening as a result of climate change.

June 2016

Fact Sheet: Establishing Maintenance Control Over Invasive Plants in NWRs, May 2016

Fact Sheet: Establishing Maintenance Control Over Invasive Plants in NWRs, May 2016

June 2016

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