November 14, 2014
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Nov. 20 and 21 in Key Largo at the Hilton Key Largo Resort, 97000 Overseas Highway. Thursday and Friday sessions both start at 8:30 a.m. The public is invited and will be provided opportunities to speak.
Some highlights of the Nov. 20 agenda include:
Amending red grouper management of recreational fishing in state Gulf of Mexico waters.
A summary of stakeholder concerns about great barracuda management in south Florida.
Discussions on conflict wildlife and partnership and outreach efforts.
Highlights of the Nov. 21 session include:
Proposals to increase hunting opportunities, including establishing a new wildlife management area in northwest Florida and expanding turkey harvesting hours on 16 hunting areas.
Proposals to expand using smaller deer management units to the rest of the state to better match harvest timing to habitat-based deer biology.
For the full agenda, go to MyFWC.com/Commission and select “Commission Meetings.” Can't attend the meeting in person? Follow live coverage on Twitter @MyFWC (https://twitter.com/MyFWC) and join in the conversation by using tag #FWC2014!