Hunting & Fishing

Oyster Restoration Research in Apalachicola Bay

MEETING NOTICE Oyster Restoration Research in Apalachicola Bay November 15, 2016 From 5 – 6 PM Apalachicola Community Center 1 Bay Avenue Scientists from the University of Florida, and resource managers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will provide an update regarding the experimental …

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Apalachicola Research Reserve hosts free talk about dolphin research

WHAT:            Free ‘Reserve Wednesday’ talk, Bottlenose Dolphin Research in the Florida Panhandle; What we think we know and where do we go from here?   WHEN:            Wednesday, October 19, 2016 2 – 3 p.m.   WHERE:         Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Dr., Eastpoint, FL 32328   HOW:              Registration is not required, but seating is …

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Sawfish need our help

  A True Rarity in the Northern Gulf: Sawfish Need our Help Two species of sawfish (largetooth and smalltooth) historically inhabited the Gulf of Mexico as part of their range. The largetooth sawfish has a fairly broad range worldwide but is considered extremely rare in the Gulf now (infrequent reports on the Texas coast). The …

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Oystermen Take Note: New Small Vessel Discharge Permit Affecting All Commercial Vessels Under 79 Foot Length

December 15, 2014 UPDATE: On December 10 Senate bill 2444 passed the House of Representatives with no objections and is being sent to the President for his signature.  This bill is actually the Coast Guard Authorization Bill but lawmakers concerned about the impact of the EPA’s small vessel general permit described below were able to …

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Meet Franklin County’s 2014 Outstanding Farm Family

The Ward Family of Apalachicola Florida has been selected by the Franklin County Extension Office and recognized through the North Florida Fair’s Outstanding Farm Family Program for the 2014 year. This long-standing program seeks to recognize the importance of agriculture and the families that work in agriculture to the North Florida area. Although Franklin County …

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