shorebirds With Shorebird Nesting Season Underway, FWC Wants Public To Keep Its Distance By Sascha Cordner • Apr 26, 2018 FWC's Flickr It’s Nesting season for Florida’s waterbirds. And, Florida wildlife officials say it’s important the public keeps its distance, while on the beach or boating on the state’s waterways. FWC Highlights Crane Species, Ways For Public To Coexist By Sascha Cordner • Aug 10, 2017 Marty Folk / FWC's Flickr Florida wildlife officials are highlighting sandhill cranes as well as better ways for the public to coexist with the threatened bird species. Audubon FL: Watch Out For Shorebirds At The Beach By Nick Evans • May 25, 2017 Jim Gray / Audubon of Florida Environmental groups are encouraging Floridians to be careful of shorebirds when they head to the beach for the holiday weekend. Nick Evans has more. Starting With Franklin County, FWC Wants Public Input On Potential Wildlife Protection Areas By Sascha Cordner • Jul 7, 2016 FWC's Flickr Starting in the Panhandle, Florida wildlife officials are holding a few public workshops on the potential designations of Critical Wildlife areas. The goal is to protect vulnerable wildlife—mainly birds—from human disturbances and predators. Bird Lovers Urge Caution Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend By Nick Evans • May 26, 2016 Jim Gray / Audubon Florida Memorial Day weekend will bring thousands to Florida’s beaches. Nick Evans reports environmental groups and state officials are warning visitors to be careful around shore nesting birds. Florida Beachgoers Asked To Help Protect Nesting Shorebirds This Holiday Weekend By Sascha Cordner • Jul 1, 2015 FWC's Flickr As the 4th of July holiday approaches, Florida wildlife officials along with environmental groups want to remind beachgoers to do their part in protecting the state’s nesting shorebirds.