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FWC Bald Eagle News


On April 20, 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved revisions to the state’s bald eagle rule (68A-16.002, F.A.C.). The approved rule revisions eliminate the need for applicants to obtain both a state and federal permit for activities with the potential to ta...

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FWC Gopher Tortoise Guideline Updates


On January 1, 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) implemented revisions to the Gopher Tortoise Permitting Guidelines. One of the significant changes includes a new requirement stating that if gopher tortoises are captured and relocated off-site, but land development/cle...

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FWC Imperiled Species Management Plans and Listing Status Changes


The Imperiled Species Management Plan (ISMP) rule changes went into effect January 18, 2017, including changes in listing status for many species. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved the groundbreaking plan in an effort to achieve conservation success with dozen...

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FWC Osprey Regulation Changes


Effective as of March 2, 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has implemented Rule 68A-16.003 F.A.C. in relation to nest removal permits for inactive, non-listed species nests which includes osprey nests. The new rule eliminates the need for a FWC permit for on-site dest...

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Flatwoods selected to the USF Fast 56 for the seventh consecutive year (2013-2019). Flatwoods is the only business to achieve this honor.


Flatwoods Consulting Group Inc. was selected to the "USF Fast 56" Inaugural Class of 2013, and is the only business to be selected every year since. The Fast 56 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the fastest growing USF Bull-owned or Bull-led businesses in the world. Learn mor...

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Flatwoods Selected Small Business of the Year 2015


Flatwoods was selected as the Tampa Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year 2015. To learn more, click here: www.tampachamber.com/



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