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FWC to meet Dec. 5-7 in Gainesville

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Media contact: Katie Purcell, 850-459-6585 or

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Dec. 5-7 at the Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville. The address is 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606.

The meeting starts at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. each day thereafter. It is open to the public with opportunities to speak on agenda items each day.

The FWC is committed to providing ample opportunity for public input at each Commission meeting. As standard practice, the Commission will welcome public input regarding agenda items using the approved speaker registration process and time limits. To accommodate as much input as possible from those attending, the Chairman reserves the right to designate the amount of time given to each speaker, including time donation to other speakers.

The Commission has provided time for public comment on subjects not on the agenda at the end of day two, Dec. 6. Those who wish to offer comments during this period will be asked to make sure their comments are not related to any agenda item. For the full Dec. 5-7 agenda and links to background reports, go to and select “Commission Meetings.”

Those who cannot attend can follow coverage at External Website (@MyFWC) and join in the conversation by using the #FWC2017 hashtag. Check the Florida Channel for possible live video coverage at External Website

FWC Facts:
The Florida Bird Conservation Initiative is a voluntary, public-private partnership that seeks to promote the sustainability of native Florida birds and their habitats.

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