Public hearing for Bell Ridge Longleaf area is Oct. 20
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will
hold a public hearing for the Bell Ridge Longleaf Wildlife and
Environmental Area (WEA) Management Plan on Thursday, Oct. 20. The
meeting is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Gilchrist County Commission
Chambers, 210 S. Main St., Trenton.
The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment on the
draft of a 10-year management plan the FWC is developing for the
Bell Ridge Longleaf WEA, in Gilchrist County. Components of the
draft management plan will be presented to the public, followed by
a question-and-answer session and public testimony.
A management prospectus for the Bell Ridge Longleaf WEA is
available upon request from the FWC's Conservation Acquisition and
Planning group. Call Michael Hallock-Solomon at 850-487-9767 or
Rebecca Shelton at 850-487-9982, or email Rebecca.Shelton@MyFWC.com
for the prospectus.
more information on management plans, go to
MyFWC.com/Conservation and select "Terrestrial Programs."