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Event Reminder: Pensacola Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival, May 20-21

The third annual Pensacola Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday May 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at…

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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 Entertainment

Pensacola Speaks: Fred Levin, Robert Turpin

Today, we will open the show with the National Trial Lawyer of the Year, Fred Levin. Fred is always a great interview. In the second…

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Posted in Business Environment

Lionfish on the menu

by Jeremy Morrison Lionfish are as dangerous as they are beautiful. The invasive species — filling local waters at an alarming rate in recent years—…

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NOAA creates lionfish web portal to fight aggressive invasive fish

NOAA announced today it has partnered with the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute to launch a new web portal to provide managers, researchers, and the…

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Regional Lionfish Control workshop, Nov. 10

The Escambia County Marine Resources Division and Escambia County Marine Advisory Committee will host a Lionfish Regional Control Workshop on Monday, November 10, at the…

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Posted in Business

Lionfish workshop to be held Monday, April 14

The Escambia County Marine Resources Division and Escambia County Marine Advisory Committee will host a Lionfish Regional Control Workshop on Monday. Lionfish are an invasive…

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Posted in Environment State & National News

Lionfish video – off of Pensacola Beach, taken Feb. 18

Clint Retherford, Dive Commander for Escambia Search & Rescue, sent me the following video with this note: We spoke briefly on your radio show a…

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Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition plans first round up for May 1-4

The Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition is an organization dedicated to raising funds for the sake of sponsoring events that directly mitigate the Lionfish invasion in…

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