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  • Andrews Road closed in Devil...

    From the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission:

    Due to hazardous road conditions where flooding is taking place and to ensure public safety, the following WMA roads have been temporarily closed to vehicle traffic.  This is effective from April 10 until lead managing agencies determine that flooding has subsided such that these roads are safe for public vehicle use.

    Devil’s Hammock WMA – Andrews Road (closed by Levy County).

  • RV resort gets what it needs:...

    If you are going to have an RV resort, you need to have a swimming pool, too.

  • Chiefland Walking Club

    The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • Ankle deep

    Visitors to Manatee Springs State Park Friday gather at a table surrounded by the flooded waters of the spring head. While park visitors were able to enioy the water, rising levels last week had forced the closing of nearby Fanning Springs to swimmers, as well as causing the state to issue no wake zones in various areas along the Suwannee River.

  • Hunters tell FWC what they want

    People came from as far as Inglis and Gainesville to attend a public meeting about deer management held at the Tommy Usher Center April 1.

    Many said they came to find out about the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s plans and express their feelings based on what they learned at the meeting.

  • FWC webinar Thursday for input...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is seeking public comment on draft alligator management rule proposals. 

    The FWC is holding a webinar o Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. where individuals can submit comments. 

    For more information, click on the link by this story for documents on the draft and on the webinar. 

    For more information, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator.

  • FWC webinar Thursday for input...

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is seeking public comment on draft alligator management rule proposals. 

    The FWC is holding a webinar o Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. where individuals can submit comments. 

    For more information, click on the link by this story for documents on the draft and on the webinar. 

    For more information, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator.

  • Seasonal manatee speed zones in...

    Now that weather and waters are warming, manatees are disbursing into their popular feeding and loafing areas. To ensure manatee safety, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers, along with federal and local law enforcement partners, will be increasing patrols in these areas.

    This effort coincides with seasonal manatee zones that went into effect April 1 and run through Nov. 15. The speed zones are intended to protect the state’s official marine mammal from collisions with boats.

  • Seasonal manatee speed zones in...

    Now that weather and waters are warming, manatees are disbursing into their popular feeding and loafing areas. To ensure manatee safety, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers, along with federal and local law enforcement partners, will be increasing patrols in these areas.

    This effort coincides with seasonal manatee zones that went into effect April 1 and run through Nov. 15. The speed zones are intended to protect the state’s official marine mammal from collisions with boats.

  • FWC lifts restrictions on...

    When Suwannee River floodwaters at Branford fell below 24 feet, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) deactivated boating restrictions in Zone 3.

    Zone 3 runs from Little River Spring to the County Road 340 Bridge at Rock Bluff. This 23-mile segment is an idle-speed, no-wake zone as long as the Suwannee River is at 24 feet or more on the Branford gauge.

    The FWC had activated restrictions in this zone March 25.