FWC Marine Fisheries Workshops

Mutton Snappper ¦ Barracuda ¦ Anemone

 

Mutton Snapper Workshops

The FWC is holding a series of public workshops to gather public input and develop a better understanding of the public’s view on management of mutton snapper.

Staff will provide a brief presentation about mutton snapper management issues that are currently being worked on and will solicit stakeholder concerns and comments about these issues. Anyone with an interest in management of Florida’s mutton snapper is encouraged to participate.

Feb. 1 - Ft. Lauderdale

SAFMC and FWC Workshop 4-7 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport-Cruise Port

180 SW 18th Avenue

Dania Beach/Ft Lauderdale, FL 33004

 

Feb. 2 - Duck Key

SAFMC and FWC Workshop 4-7 p.m.

Hawks Cay

61 Hawks Cay Blvd

Duck Key, FL  33050

 

Feb. 3 - Key West

SAFMC and FWC Workshop 4-7 p.m.

Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard

Key West, FL 33040

 

Feb. 4 - Key Largo

FWC Workshop 6-8 p.m. 

Murray Nelson Government Center              

102050 Overseas Highway                

Key Largo, FL 33037

 

Feb. 15 - St. Petersburg

FWC Workshop 6-8 p.m.                                  

3rd Floor Conference Room

100 8th Avenue SE

St. Petersburg, FL 33201

 

Feb. 16 - Naples

FWC Workshop 6-8 p.m. 

Golden Gate Community Center

4701 Golden Gate Pkwy

Naples, FL 34116

 

Feb. 17 - Stuart

FWC Workshop 6-8 p.m.               

City of Stuart  

Commission Chambers

121 SW Flagler Avenue

Stuart, FL 34994

 

Feb. 24 - Webinar

FWC Workshop 5:30-7:30 p.m.

RSVP to the Division of Marine Fisheries Management at 850-487-0554 to obtain instructions to join the meeting via the voice-only line. 

 

Barracuda Workshops

 

These workshops will help FWC gather public input and develop a better understanding of the public’s view on management of barracuda, including discussing recent management changes that went into effect Nov. 1, 2015, and the need for any additional management changes.

Anyone with an interest in management of barracuda in Florida is encouraged to participate.

 

Feb. 22 - Key West

6-8 p.m.

Harvey Governmental Center

1200 Truman Ave.

Key West, Florida 33040

 

Feb. 24 - Islamorada

6-8 p.m.

Founders Park Community Center

87000 Overseas Hwy.

Islamorada, Florida 33036

 

Feb. 25 - Jupiter

6-8 p.m.

The River Center

Burt Reynolds Park

805 U.S. Highway 1

Jupiter, Florida 33477

 

Anemone Workshop

This workshop will focus on the management of anemones in Florida with specific discussions on giant anemone (Condylactis gigantea), which was closed to harvest in 2012.

Anyone with an interest in management of anemones in Florida is encouraged to participate.

Feb. 23 - Key Colony Beach

6-8 p.m.

City of Key Colony Beach – City Hall

600 West Ocean Drive

Key Colony Beach, Florida 33051

 



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