FWC News Release: FWC to meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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For immediate release: January 28, 2015
Media contacts:
Susan Smith, 850-488-8843 (first-day issues)
Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 (marine fisheries issues)

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FWC to meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville


          The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency, 225 E.Coastline Dr. The sessions on Wednesday and Thursday both start at 8:30 a.m. The public is invited and will be provided opportunities to speak.

          Highlights of the Feb. 4 agenda include:

  • A Florida Sportsmen’s Conservation Association annual award.
  • A discussion about Florida black bear management and future actions.
  • A vote on establishing Deer Management Units statewide and increasing hunting opportunities.


          Highlights of the Feb. 5 agenda are:

  • Consideration of a resolution establishing Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day.
  • Federal marine fishery management council reports.
  • Discussion of a draft rule setting the Gulf red snapper season for this year.


          For the full agenda, go to MyFWC.com/Commission and select “Commission Meetings.” Follow live coverage on Twitter @MyFWC (https://twitter.com/MyFWC) and join in the conversation by using tag #FWC2015!




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