Non-profit spreading awareness about driving boats while drunk

There are more than a million registered boats in the state, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and within the first half of 2023, more than 300 Floridians got busted for being drunk while driving a boat.

'Ghost gear' kills thousands of fish, marine animals each year

The problem isn’t unique to Tampa Bay. Ghost gear is found in waterways all over the globe and this week conservationists are hoping to shine a little light on the issue and inspire people to help clean up their local waterways.

How to stay safe while boating over the Fourth of July weekend

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Pinellas County Sherriff’s Office, is reminding boaters of the importance of boater safety equipment and the dangers of operating a boat while under the influence.