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FWC: Nesting birds need room to breed

Give waterbirds room to breed this nesting season. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida are reminding boaters and beachgoers to watch out for nesting birds. “It is very important to limit the disturbance of nesting waterbirds,” said FWC biologist Nancy Douglass. “When these birds are forced to leave their nests, […]

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Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Thanks to the efforts of Citrus County Aquatics Director Mark Edwards, and staff, an identified derelict vessel was removed on Feb. 14 from the Homosassa River. In December 2018, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) notified Citrus County of the potential derelict vessel and later the same month, the Board of County Commissioners […]

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FWC approves rule changes to protect state from high-risk invasive species

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today approved rules that will proactively protect the state from invasive species not yet established here. The new rules will add high-risk nonnative animals to the Prohibited list and clarify rule language by defining key terms. The rules also include provisions for people currently in personal or […]

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CCSO investigates shooting in Inverness

CCSO investigates shooting in Inverness

At approximately 11:47 a.m. this morning, February 7, 2019, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) detectives were at a home in Inverness for a drug investigation. While transporting a suspect to the jail, detectives noticed a passing vehicle, with an occupant believed to have an outstanding warrant. A marked patrol unit began to […]

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