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STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE!

STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE!

STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE! STPS received a 50/50 grant from the Sea Turtle Conservancy for the purchase and adaptation of a vehicle.  Our new vehicle will be used to transport sea turtles throughout...

FWC: Help nesting sea turtles by keeping beaches dark and free of obstacles at night

FWC: Help nesting sea turtles by keeping beaches dark and free of obstacles at night

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission March 1, 2018 Photos available on the FWC’s Flickr site: http://bit.ly/2bwCAj5 Sea turtle nesting video B-roll available on the FWC’s Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/257783160 Help nesting sea turtles by keeping...

FWC: Report fish and wildlife sightings with FWC’s new app

FWC: Report fish and wildlife sightings with FWC’s new app

Report fish and wildlife sightings with FWC’s new app FWC Reporter app icon.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites Florida residents and visitors to take an active role in conservation by reporting...

FWC: Monofilament recycling website gets new look, interactive map

FWC: Monofilament recycling website gets new look, interactive map

Check out this awesome update from our friends at FWC! Monofilament recycling website gets new look, interactive map FWC photo. Do you know how or where to recycle your used monofilament or fluorocarbon fishing...

FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather

FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather

Jan. 3, 2018 FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather As Florida’s residents and visitors manage the current cold-weather conditions, the state’s unique and treasured fish and wildlife species may need some extra...

Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record

Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record

Nov. 17, 2017 Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record Today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced a record year for the number of green sea turtle nests...

Hatchlings… What do I do?

Hatchlings… What do I do?

Sometimes on the beach you will see an adorable newborn turtle, or hatchling, like this little one!  What should you do? Leave them alone!Do not approach a hatchling and do NOT touch them–you should...