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Updated Nov 11, 2015 at 3:31 PM

On the first day of bow hunting, Oct. 24, Jerome Brown, above, killed a 75-pound doe, at the Box-R Wildlife Management Area. In photo below, Matthew Hortman, a biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, removes the lymph nodes from the deer, which will go on to be tested for chronic wasting disease.

Updated Oct 28, 2015 at 8:44 AM

State wildlife officials will take some time to review the first bear hunt in 21 years — shut down Sunday night quicker than they expected — to make adjustments before the next one.

Updated Oct 21, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Red tide is a common name for a phenomenon also known as a harmful algal bloom which occurs when populations of aquatic microorganisms rapidly increase. When it is caused by some species of dinoflagellate algae, the...

Updated Oct 21, 2015 at 2:12 PM

Florida’s Big Bend Scenic Byway, a 220-mile scenic drive through the coastal and forest portions of Wakulla, Franklin, and Leon counties, has received a federal National Scenic Byways grant to determine how welcoming its...

Updated Oct 21, 2015 at 1:41 PM

During the week of Oct. 9 through 15, while working the Apalachicola National Forest in Wakulla County, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer Robb was tracking roads and tracked vehicle traffic into a swamp area.

Updated Oct 14, 2015 at 1:20 PM

Blooms of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, are present along and offshore of Bay and Gulf counties in northwest Florida, and along and offshore of Manatee, Sarasota, and northern Charlotte counties in Southwest...

Updated Oct 14, 2015 at 1:12 PM

Of the more than 2500 hunters who have secured a special use permit for the upcoming bear hunt, 25 of them are from Franklin County

Updated Oct 9, 2015 at 9:49 AM

ANERR hosts Friday seminar on mud crabsSpecial to the Times

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 2:29 PM

They are not what you generally see on the water, not around here anyway.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:57 PM

The American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the stilt family.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 10:09 AM

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a motley crew of tattooed wayfarers came ashore in Apalachicola’s RiverfrontPark.

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