Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Closer look at life as an FWC fisheries biologist

Closer look at life as an FWC fisheries biologist

Eric Weather used to watch the televised adventures of Jacques Cousteau. It eventually led him to a career in fisheries research as a biologist with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. He’s now been in the career for nearly 20 years. “I was originally drawn toward ocean exploration through (the show) and then later became […]

Florida’s bald eagles flourish after conservation success

Florida’s bald eagles flourish after conservation success

Florida is one of the hot spots for the bald eagle population in the United States. Only Alaska and Minnesota have more bald eagles nesting in their states. There are 1,500 breeding pairs in Florida, and focused conservation efforts are behind the vitality of bald eagles in the state. Read the full article in the […]