October 2011 News and Views Posts (1)

FWC seeks public input on gopher tortoise conservation

Thursday, October 13, 2011

 

Four years after adopting Florida's first Gopher Tortoise Management Plan, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking the public to share its thoughts on improving conservation of the gopher tortoise, a state threatened species. The plan will be updated in 2012.

Florida has accomplished much for gopher tortoises in the past four years, including exceeding the 10,000-acres-per-year goal of restoring and managing…

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Added by Deborah Burr on October 28, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments

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