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Ron DeSantis: Registration has Opened for 2021 Florida Python Challenge

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the opening of registration for the 2021 Florida Python Challenge which will be held July 9-18. Registration is now open and members of the public can take the online...
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Ron DeSantis Offers More Dates for Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico...

During this season, private recreational anglers may harvest red snapper in Gulf state and federal waters. However, state for-hire operations are limited to fishing for red snapper in Gulf state waters only.
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Ron DeSantis, Cabinet Approve Two Florida Forever Land Acquisitions

“The protection of our environment and vital water resources is one of the most pressing issues facing our state,” said DeSantis. “Today’s land acquisitions give us another opportunity to address these issues in a meaningful way.”

Ron DeSantis Kicks Off 100 Yards of Hope to Preserve Coral Reefs, Honor NFL...

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sec. Noah Valenstein, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Executive Director Eric Sutton and other partners to kickoff “100...
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Ron DeSantis Showcases Efforts to Remove Invasive Pythons From South Florida

On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased the efforts  of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to remove Burmese pythons from South Florida.
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Marco Rubio Calls on FWC to Protect Key Deer Population

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Eric Sutton, the executive director of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), urging the agency to ensure that Key deer populations, and their critical habitat, remain protected regardless of the species’ future federally protected status.
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Ron DeSantis: Florida is Doubling Down on its Efforts to Remove Pythons From the...

The governor’s office highlighted the threat pythons pose to the Everglades.  
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Ron DeSantis Designates July as Keep Florida Fishing Month

The governor also showcased the economic benefits Florida gains through fishing.

Ron DeSantis Signs Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Initiative

“The bill establishes the Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Initiative as a partnership between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote Marine Laboratory to develop technologies and approaches to control and mitigate red tide and its impacts,” the governor’s office noted.
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Ron DeSantis, Sonny Perdue Meet to Help Florida Timber Industry Recover From Hurricane Michael

DeSantis and Perdue cheered President Donald Trump for signing a $19.1 billion supplemental spending package last week “to assist Americans in recovery efforts from catastrophic disasters over the past three years” which included $480 million to help the timber industry in Northwest Florida recover from the hurricane.

To Fight Red Tide, Rick Scott Sends $1.2 Million to Help Redfish Repopulate

“This stocking effort will support and sustain local redfish populations and address concerns regarding impact of red tide on marine fisheries along the coast of Southwest Florida.”
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