The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is currently announcing the final 2016/2017 opportunity to apply for Derelict Vessel (DV) Removal funds. The application period for the final DV funding opportunity will begin on February 8, 2017, and run on a first-come, first-served basis. Approximately $399,000 in remaining derelict vessel removal funds are available to state, county and city governments. Applications received after April 30, 2017, will not be eligible for consideration. The Commission Derelict Vessel Final Removal Funding Opportunity Program application and guidelines may be downloaded at http://www.MyFWC.com/DVGrant. You may also receive the guidelines and application by contacting Phil Horning at (850) 617-9540 or via email Phil.Horning@MyFWC.com.