If you want to report sick, injured or dead wildlife, or suspect a crime against Florida’s fish, wildlife or natural resources: Call FWC’s 24-hour Wildlife Alert Number at: 1-888-404-3922Cellular phone customers may use *FWC or #FWC. 

Send a text message to:

Learn about the FWC’s Wildlife Alert Program details.


To report a fish kill: Call the FWC Fish Kill Hotline: 800-636-0511.


Florida DEP Algal Bloom Monitoring and Responseinformation (includes toxicity testing locations and results).

Read more about algae blooms on these pages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

NOAA’s Insights on Harmful Algal Blooms.


Updated April 2019

The IRL Council and IRLNEP are committed to ensuring that all web visitors are able to access and take advantage of our website to obtain information. Our website offers a wide range of information and we recognize that for users with disabilities, some material on our site may pose challenges. For our users who access our website with the assistance of technologies such as screen readers, captioning, and other auxiliary aids, we want to provide you with information, ways to inform us of any difficulties encountered, alternative ways we can offer service, and information about whom to contact should problems be encountered.

What to do if you encounter a problem:
Web accessibility concerns, or any other accessibility concerns, should be brought to attention of our Chief Communications Officer, Kathleen Hill. We will attempt to respond within one (1) business day.

Phone:    321-536-6039 
IRL Council
1235 Main Street
Sebastian, FL 32958

If you encounter difficulties, please provide the following information:
Your name, phone number, email address, the date and time you encountered the problem, the web page/web address on which the problem occurred, what occurred/what were you unable to do, and any error messages you received.

We are in the process of completing a comprehensive review of our policies and practices for  ADA compliance, and are working to enhance our services to the disability community. We are striving to ensure that our website will fully comply with WCAG 2.0 AA, but recognize that alternatives to using the website should be available in the event that a user with a disability encounters a problem using our website. Should you encounter such a problem, we urge you to contact us so we can provide an alternative way to quickly obtain the information you are seeking.