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Public hearing for Andrews WMA plan is Jan. 27

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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public hearing for the Andrews Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Management Plan on Thursday, Jan. 27.

The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment regarding considerations for the development of the FWC's 10-year management plan for the Andrews WMA, located in Levy County. Components of the draft management plan will be presented to the public, followed by a question-and-answer session and public testimony. The meeting will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. at the City of Fanning Springs office, 17651 NW 90th Court in Fanning Springs.

A management prospectus for the Andrews WMA is available upon request from the FWC, Conservation Acquisition and Planning group. Call David Alden, 850-487-9588; or Larame Ferry, 850-487-9102 or e-mail Larame.Ferry@MyFWC.com.



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