New date, time for gopher tortoise workshop
Friday, July 08, 2011
Media contact: Judy Gillan, 850-591-5001
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has
rescheduled a workshop in Wakulla County to present information on
the management plan and permitting guidelines for gopher tortoises.
Originally set for July 8, the workshop now will take place on
Monday, July 18.
The goal of this workshop is to identify ways local governments
can participate in protecting one of Florida's threatened species.
In addition, presenters will introduce other FWC programs of
interest to local governments.
Representatives from neighboring counties are encouraged to
The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register,
please send your name and the name of your organization to Alexandra.Perryman@MyFWC.com.
Monday, July 18
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
IFAS Extension Office
84 Cedar Avenue
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Take U.S. 319 into Crawfordville. Turn right onto Cedar Avenue.
Follow Cedar to the Extension Office, which is on the right.
Workshops will be held in Marion, Osceola, Palm Beach, Lee,
Sarasota, Escambia and Suwannee counties in the coming weeks. For
more information visit MyFWC.com/GopherTortoise.