Posted in Crime Florida

FWC catches oyster thieves

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators charged four individuals after an investigation involving the theft of thousands of oysters from Pensacola Bay Oyster…

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Posted in Pensacola

Fish Hatchery lease to be cancelled

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has requested the City of Pensacola terminate its $50/year lease to build a fish hatchery on Bruce Beach, according…

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Posted in Pensacola

Missing Fish Hatchery documents detail inside hatchery and fish tank farm

The Pensacola Mayor’s Office has gotten lazy. Its Transparency Page segment on the fish hatchery only had a few renderings and a series of documents…

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Posted in Pensacola Politics

Citizens want Pensacola to reconsider fish hatchery

Dan Lindemann and Jerry Holzworth want the Pensacola City Council to reconsider its lease of Bruce Beach to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for…

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Posted in Politics

FWC Commission to discuss changes to Gulf red snapper season on Friday June 9

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will have a special meeting at 3 p.m. Friday, June 9, to discuss the Gulf red snapper…

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Posted in Environment

Lionfish King crowned, FWC celebrates removal of more than 111,000 lionfish

Shortly after announcing the removal of more than 100,000 lionfish from Florida waters, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today presented a custom-made,…

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Posted in Escambia County

Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson honored

Last Friday, local, regional and state representatives gathered for the dedication of the new Wilson B. Robertson Boat and Canoe Launch, located at 11800 Mobile…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Fish hatchery delayed 2-3 years

The $18-million fish hatchery that Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward pushed through the Pensacola City Council two years ago may not be completed until early 2018,…

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Posted in Business Environment

Lion fish threat to fishing industry getting attention

Yesterday I interviewed Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. We did discuss growing problem of lion fish invading Florida waters “Lion fish virtually endemic in…

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