Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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Kevin Enge, left, FWC, and Travis Thomas, UF, right, pose while holding a large male Suwannee alligator snapping turtle with their boat and Suwannee River in the background. This is the 15th year the two men have been trapping and monitoring the Suwannee alligator snapping turtle to conserve and protect them.
The Suwannee alligator snapping turtle inhabits the tannin-rich black waters of the Suwannee River, flowing from the headwaters of the Okefenokee Swamp. After decades of hunting, they have struggled to recover because they are slow to mature and reproduce. Today it’s accidental deaths from fishing...
manatees in pool with people
So just what does it take to get over 6,500 pounds of manatees to new homes? A lot of muscle. A lot of planning. And a lot of like-minded hearts. And that is where the story begins.
Panama City crayfish
Habitat conditions will improve for the Panama City Crayfish with help from timber cleanup funds.
Ochlockonee River in Florida
The Ochlockonee River basin is a priority watershed with recovery efforts underway for the Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus).
a manatee floating in a tank
Nowhere in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are successful partnerships more evident than right now in manatee conservation.
Landscape of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
The St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is under the climate gun as Mother Nature unleashes all manner of temperature, precipitation, and storm havoc on the popular preserve along the Gulf Coast. Sadly, the animals that once depended upon steady weather and predictable tides suffer the brunt of the...
a closeup of a red knot held in one hand
Some birds make long journeys throughout the year while others seem to stay in your backyard. One way to better understand their behaviors and distribution is through banding and marking birds with individual identifiers.
A green leafy shrub with purplish-black berries.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the Georgia bully, a flowering shrub found in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, is not at risk of extinction and does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Partner Category

Our hands-on stewardship and public engagement is often done in conjunction with state and provincial agencies.

Other Partners

Here are just a few of our National Partners. You can view the full list of FWS partners, along with the regions and areas of focus our work together entails.

Partnership Services

Through our partnerships we are able to expand our capabilities through the inclusion of services in areas such as:

  • Grant opportunities
  • Sponsorship of grants
  • Cooperative Agreements

To find out more about how our partner provides services view our partner services below.