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Hartford Courant
Middletown's Forest City Farms Will Grow Into The Future On City-Owned Parcelsopen space byputting the otherwise vacant land to good use. Last year the comm
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 minutes ago
open space byputting the otherwise vacant land to good use. Last year the common council approved a reorganization of the Conservation Commission to include an increased focus on agriculture and farmland preservation. "If Middletown is... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
2 rescued after plane goes down in marsh near St. Augustine airportseen standing on the wing of the single-engine, Piper aircraft and that airboat
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 28 minutes ago
seen standing on the wing of the single-engine, Piper aircraft and that airboats supplied by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were trying to reach them. Paramedics eventually made contact with the two, who, as of press time... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
PolitiFact Florida: Was St. Pete the state's best maintained large sewer system in 2007?the Tampa and Boca Ciega bays after major storms in 2015 and 2016. But a draft
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
the Tampa and Boca Ciega bays after major storms in 2015 and 2016. But a draft report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also places much of the blame for the sewage spills on the Kriseman administration, as well as on the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Regs for underground gas storage might be reviewedrules — whether those in light of the white paper might … need focus,” Matt Lep
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
rules — whether those in light of the white paper might … need focus,” Matt Lepore, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said at the recent Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas Forum in Rifle. The new, 130-page guide to... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County oil and gas spill report for Aug. 21The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Com
Greeley Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the past two weeks. Information is based on Form 19, which operators must fill out detailing the leakage/spill events. Any spill release that may impact waters... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Noise tops list of oil and gas complaintsthe past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state, c
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
the past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state, complaints to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission boomed, according to a Denver Post analysis of complaint data. In 2010, state regulators fielded 240... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Noise is biggest source of oil, gas complaints in Coloradothe past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state, c
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
the past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state, complaints to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission boomed, especially complaints about noise. In 2010, state regulators fielded 240 complaints. By... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida panther killed by vehicle; 21st death this yearin the wild. LABELLE — An endangered Florida panther was struck and killed by
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
in the wild. LABELLE — An endangered Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the male panther's remains were found Friday in LaBelle in Hendry County. Officials said the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Timeline: Shootings of Kissimmee police officersDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, among others. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida panther killed by vehicle; 21st death this yearLABELLE, Fla. (AP) � An endangered Florida panther was struck and killed by a v
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
LABELLE, Fla. (AP) � An endangered Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the male panther's remains were found Friday in LaBelle in Hendry County. Officials said the panther... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Timeline: 3 in custody after 1 Kissimmee officer shot to death, 1 critically injured, chief saysDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, among others. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
3 in custody after 1 Kissimmee officer shot to death, 1 critically injured, chief saysDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, among others. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
2 in custody after 2 Kissimmee officers shot to death, sources sayDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, among others. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kissimmee police officers shot: Two Kissimmee police offices shot and killed on the job FridayDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two officers shot... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
2 Kissimmee officers shot in Osceola County, officials sayDepartment, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Department, Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. KPD reporting two officers shot... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
'Road to Nowhere' is back: Next phase of Suncoast Parkway comingcuts through 7 miles of the Withlacoochee State Forest, impacting 278 acres the
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
cuts through 7 miles of the Withlacoochee State Forest, impacting 278 acres there. Last year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission granted the road a permit to wipe out habitat for and even kill burrowing owls and five other... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake wants oyster bars to recycle shells to help restore reefsFlorida restaurant participating so far. Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks ho
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Florida restaurant participating so far. Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks hopes others will pitch in with the Coastal Conservation Commission to create a grass-roots network to recycle even more oysters. “This is a little way for us to help... Read more
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FOX News
Florida fishermen post gruesome videos and images on social media as authorities struggle to stop themstill remains too common among a subset of the fishing community who think it’s
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
still remains too common among a subset of the fishing community who think it’s amusing sport. Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission created a unit in 2006 to investigate the crimes being publicized on social media channels like... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Byron Stout's Fish Finder: August 18sunshine bass ( a hybrid of a female white bass and male striped bass) produced
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
sunshine bass ( a hybrid of a female white bass and male striped bass) produced and stocked by Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. LAKE TRAFFORD: A Venice Bass Club tournament Saturday on the Immokalee lake was won with a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man throws flares, sponge from boat at officerPost Staff Writer A Florida man’s fit of rage led him to throw a sponge and a
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Post Staff Writer A Florida man’s fit of rage led him to throw a sponge and a box of flares at a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer. Officer Johnathan Hettel responded to a report of a 14-foot motorboat speeding through a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
25 things to remember on the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrewduring Andrew. There seems to be a fair amount of skepticism surrounding that t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
during Andrew. There seems to be a fair amount of skepticism surrounding that theory, but the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission lends credence to the idea on its Burmese python webpage. • Election stealer It's possible that... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield oil and gas safety petition gets enough signaturesclaim the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee has been misinterpreting
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
claim the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee has been misinterpreting the law and called on the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission to elevate the protection of public health and environment to "a condition that must be fulfilled" by... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man accused of poaching turtles during nesting seasonturtles while trespassing on U.S. Sugar land in western Palm Beach County. Off
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
turtles while trespassing on U.S. Sugar land in western Palm Beach County. Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission chased John Keith Agnew, 55, of Okeechobee along Conners Highway after receiving a compalint. Agnew... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girl killed by boat propeller after her father backed over herboat's propeller when her father backed the boat up over her, not realizing she
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
boat's propeller when her father backed the boat up over her, not realizing she was there. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said that the boat, a 2017, 31-foot Boston Whaler, was being operated by Harlie's father,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida teen, 13, dies from injuries sustained from boat propellergirl died Tuesday from injuries sustained during a boating accident in Key West
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
girl died Tuesday from injuries sustained during a boating accident in Key West, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials. Harlie’s father, George Smith, 49, was driving the boat and put it in reverse, unaware... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida panther killed in fight with another panther� An endangered Florida panther was found dead from an apparent fight with anot
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
� An endangered Florida panther was found dead from an apparent fight with another panther. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the male panther's remains were found Monday at the CREW Marsh Hiking Trails in Collier County.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Nuisance or treasure: some old pilings in Maine divide a townto stay.’ Does he own it any more than any of the other close-in neighbors?” as
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
to stay.’ Does he own it any more than any of the other close-in neighbors?” asked Dot Kelly, vice chairwoman of the town’s Conservation Commission. Rafael Villamil, a Philadelphia architect and Victoria Villamil’s husband, said he has been... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Deadly Mead oil tank explosion caused by 'combustible products'an investigation into the origin and cause of the explosion and subsequent fire
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
an investigation into the origin and cause of the explosion and subsequent fire with the help of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Those agencies have not yet released any findings. "The investigation was done in conjunction with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FWC: Residents, landowners & local government can help protect gopher tortoisesold, this waif gopher tortoise was rescued recently from along a busy Northeast
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
old, this waif gopher tortoise was rescued recently from along a busy Northeast Florida highway. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission scientists plan to release the tortoise in natural wildlife habitat at Panama City Beach Conservation... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Municipal conservation commissions to host statewide summitforest fragmentation, protecting our waterways, and adapting to the effects of
The Addison County Independent / Posted 6 days ago
forest fragmentation, protecting our waterways, and adapting to the effects of climate change. The Association of Vermont Conservation Commissions’ (AVCC) annual Summit, September 23, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the Common Ground Center in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
FWC: Scallop season at least 2 weeks awayBay season, will continue for at least another two weeks, based on a press rele
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Bay season, will continue for at least another two weeks, based on a press release from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). “In order to reopen the bay scallop season off Gulf County, scallop samples taken at least... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Woman loses arm in alligator attack in Central Florida riverarea. The woman, who was not identified, is 37 years old, said Karen Parker, s
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
area. The woman, who was not identified, is 37 years old, said Karen Parker, spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. She was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center and rushed into surgery. Her condition is... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
PolitiFact Florida: Can Rick Baker thank the weather for leaving office without a sewage crisis?of the spills Kriseman and his team have described the rain events of 2015 as
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
of the spills Kriseman and his team have described the rain events of 2015 as historic. But Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigators said descriptions along those lines "were not based in fact or reality." The draft... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County oil and gas spill report for Aug. 14The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Com
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the past two weeks. Information is based on Form 19, which operators must fill out detailing the leakage/spill events. Any spill release that may impact waters... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Uptick likely in oil and gas activity in 2017production and sales have declined each year in Garfield County since 2012, acc
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
production and sales have declined each year in Garfield County since 2012, according to data from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Natural gas production is critical to employment and tax receipts in the county. In 2016, oil and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Energy report card brings good news and challengesduring the coming decade, which will create additional energy demands and add m
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
during the coming decade, which will create additional energy demands and add more voices to the discussion. Dave Neslin is a longtime Colorado resident, a Denver lawyer, and the former director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commi... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Deadly Mead oil tank explosion caused by buildup of ‘combustible products,’ investigators sayan investigation into the origin and cause of the explosion and subsequent fire
Greeley Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
an investigation into the origin and cause of the explosion and subsequent fire with the help of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Those agencies have not yet released any findings. "The investigation was done in conjunction with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Snakes active in hot wet weathera licensed wildlife specialist. A list of licensed wildlife specialists is main
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
a licensed wildlife specialist. A list of licensed wildlife specialists is maintained at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: publictemp.myfwc.com/HGM/NWT/NWTSearch.aspx. Have a plan in the event that a family member or pet... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Crestone Peak Resources formulating plans for 216 wells in eastern Boulder Countyindicated that it's too early to comment. In an emailed statement, they noted
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
indicated that it's too early to comment. In an emailed statement, they noted that according to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Crestone must submit Conceptual and Preliminary CDP (Comprehensive Drilling Plan) elements by Sept.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Extends ‘appreciation’ for those involved with expoCenter, Tim Walsh, Warren Land Trust, Washington Art Association and Gallery, W
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
Center, Tim Walsh, Warren Land Trust, Washington Art Association and Gallery, Washington Business Association, Washington Conservation Commission, Washington Supply Company, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, Jamie D’Amico, Betsy DeLuca, and Wendell... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
State teaching would-be trappers how to hunt pythonsteaches how to catch and bag the pythons Carol Lyn Parrish, public information
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
teaches how to catch and bag the pythons Carol Lyn Parrish, public information coordinator of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the agency needs a lot of help catching the invasive species. "The population is so large and... Read more
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First Coast News
State reeling in input about easing ban on Goliath GrouperGoliath Grouper here. The state is considering easing the harvesting ban on Go
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
Goliath Grouper here. The state is considering easing the harvesting ban on Goliath Grouper. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding workshops to reel in public input throughout the state. "I think it's time to start to... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
FWC sets fall triggerfish season datesa temporary closure in state and federal waters, triggerfish will return for a
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
a temporary closure in state and federal waters, triggerfish will return for a fall season. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Friday announced the dates for Gulf of Mexico state waters will be Sept. 1-4, Sept. 9-10, Oct. 7-8... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Can you collect live sand dollars?were verbal about telling tourists not remove them," she said. However, Justin
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
were verbal about telling tourists not remove them," she said. However, Justin Wallheiser with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said sand dollars are unregulated in Walton County. "Lee County has a local ordinance that prohibits... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Officials rescue distressed manatee in Merritt IslandMERRITT ISLAND, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking boaters in Merritt Island to look out for an injured manatee who may have a punctured lung. Officials worked to rescue a distressed manatee, Brevard County Animal... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rooney hunts Burmese pythons in Evergladessaw the removal of 158 pythons in about two months. The program has been renewe
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
saw the removal of 158 pythons in about two months. The program has been renewed. In January, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission brought in Irula tribesmen to help remove the pythons. The tribesmen are world-renowned snake... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pilot whale returns to the sea after rehab at SeaWorldso researchers and rescuers to follow her movements and dive patterns The NOAA
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
so researchers and rescuers to follow her movements and dive patterns The NOAA encourages people to report sightings of dead, injured, or entangled sea life to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1-888-404-FWCC. © 2017 WT... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Tiger that fatally mauled Florida zookeeper dies after emergency surgeryMelvin J. and Claire Levine Animal Care Complex, officials said. According to
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Melvin J. and Claire Levine Animal Care Complex, officials said. According to a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Konwiser, 37, had entered the tiger house to prepare for a tiger show while Hati wasn't locked up,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company sayslocated on the site) to the public by the end of September, according to a sche
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 10 days ago
located on the site) to the public by the end of September, according to a schedule recommended by the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission. A final version of the proposal could appear in front of the COGCC for approval as early as... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Titusville tortoise tastes freedom, neighbor's lawnthe African spurred tortoise eating grass on the side of his home. Officers in
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
the African spurred tortoise eating grass on the side of his home. Officers initially called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, but then another neighbor came by and said he knew where the tortoise's owner lived, four houses... Read more
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