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FWC to meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee

News Release

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 (marine fisheries issues);
Susan Smith, 850-488-8843 (other issues)

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee at the Embassy Suites Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Road. Sessions both days start at 8:30 a.m.

The public is invited and will be provided opportunities to speak.

Some highlights of the agenda include:

  • Sept. 10–
    • Hunting proposals.
    • A proposal for best management practices for wildlife in cooperation with agricultural stakeholders.
  • Sept. 11–
    • Marine fisheries councils reports.
    • Discussion of draft conservation measures for the American eel.

For the full agenda, go to and select “Commission Meetings.” Can’t attend meeting in person? Follow live coverage on Twitter @MyFWC and join in the conversation by using tag #FWC2014.

Also check the Florida Channel ( for possible live webcast times.

FWC Facts:
American eels are catadromous, which means they live in fresh water but go to the sea to spawn.

Learn More at AskFWC