Brian Rehwinkel

FWC stresses the importance of being safe while on the water

FWC stresses the importance of being safe while on the water

Boating season will be in full swing soon enough. Keeping safety in mind while on the water can make the experience an enjoyable one. One of the big talking points for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission when it comes to promoting boating safety is the Wear It Florida campaign. Read the full article […]

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Three men were aboard a bass boat on a lake in Leon County in 2015 when their vessel started taking on water. The boat capsized. All three men went overboard. One man managed to swim to nearby land. The other two were left gripping the overturned boat. Read the full article in the March 30 […]

Boating course clearly impacts water safety

Boating course clearly impacts water safety

For nearly two decades the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has provided a Florida Boater Education ID test that can be taken online or at home and mailed in. The 75-question certification exam is required for those born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, in order to operate a vessel on the water. “We […]