FWC continues seagrass research and conservation with new status report

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) continues its conservation of valuable seagrass beds in Florida’s coastal waters with a second edition of its statewide report. Scientists and collaborators from agencies across Florida, including researchers with the Seagrass Integrated Mapping and Monitoring Program of the FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, published new information […]

Kansas Boat Taxes Affordable

PRATT – If you’re a Kansas boat owner or are thinking of buying a boat, you should know that property taxes on recreational boats have gone down as much as 75 percent since 2013. Before that, Kansas boat owners paid property taxes based on an assessed value that was 30 percent of the boat’s market […]

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Naples promises day of learning and fun

Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjzBWzfa. Video available on the FWC’s YouTube site: http://youtu.be/KzOua12jMX8.  Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Naples on March 11. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a […]

Snook to reopen in Gulf waters

The recreational harvest season for one of Florida’s premier fish, snook, reopens March 1 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico state and adjacent federal waters, including Everglades National Park and Monroe County. The season will remain open through April 30. In the Gulf, anglers may keep one snook per day that is not less than 28 […]