FWC 2022 Wild Turkey Summer Survey

FWC 2022 Wild Turkey Summer Survey

Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)   Report all wild turkey sightings this summer If you see a wild turkey – a hen with or without poults, a jake or a gobbler – anywhere in Florida between now and Aug. 31, 2022, please report the...
Time to Think About Pond Weeds

Time to Think About Pond Weeds

With warming weather comes weed problems, and the field is not the only place they can pop up. Farm ponds, whether used for irrigation, livestock, or just recreation, can often grow numerous pesky weeds that impact the use of these water bodies. A few lily pads might...
What’s All the Buzz about COVID in Deer?

What’s All the Buzz about COVID in Deer?

Samantha M. Wisely, Extension Specialist for Wildlife Diseases, University of Florida – What are SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19? Sudden acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, is the virus responsible for the global pandemic that began in late 2019....
Chronic Wasting Disease Gets Closer to Florida

Chronic Wasting Disease Gets Closer to Florida

Below is a bulletin sent out by Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission on 01/10/2022 Chronic wasting disease or CWD was recently detected in a hunter-harvested deer in northwestern Alabama, making it the 28th state where CWD has been documented. It’s the...