Monthly Highlights, April 2018

FWRI Monthly Highlights from March 2018

Greetings from the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute!

We hope you enjoy these monthly research highlights, including new videos on our YouTube channel, photo albums on our Flickr account, and updates to We invite you to keep up with us on FacebookInstagram and YouTube.

Digital Annual Report

As a scientific institution, it is important that FWRI communicates what we’re doing real-time and as transparently as possible to the public. One of the more effective tools we have to do that is our digital annual report which gives you an overview of the Institute and also highlights specific research work that ultimately is going to benefit wise management of our natural resources. We encourage you to explore our interactive annual report, found here: 

Watch: New FWC Research YouTube Videos

FWC Research: Our Mission
Management decisions must be driven by sound scientific information. Planning and conducting research to provide this information is the core of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute’s (FWRI) mission.

Manatee Rescue, Vilano Beach
FWC and St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a manatee stranding in Vilano Beach. The manatee was showing signs of cold-stress syndrome and transported for rehabilitation to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Updates to

Our mission: Through effective research and technical knowledge, we provide timely information and guidance to protect, conserve, and manage Florida’s fish and wildlife resources.