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Oct. 6 hearing set for Bull Creek area management plan

News Release

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Media contact: Pat Behnke 850-251-2130

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and St. Johns River Water Management District will conduct a public hearing next month to announce the proposed management plan for the Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Osceola County.

Required by Florida Statute 259.032 (10)(b), the hearing is scheduled for 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Osceola County Commission Chambers, Room 4100, at 1 Courthouse Square in Kissimmee.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment regarding the development of the FWC's 10-year management plan for the 23,496-acre Bull Creek WMA.  The meeting will start with a presentation about components of the draft management plan, followed by a question-and-answer session and public testimony.

A management prospectus for the Bull Creek WMA is available upon request from the FWC Conservation Acquisition and Planning group.  Call David Alden, 850-487-9588; or Larame Ferry, 850-487-9102, or e-mail Larame.Ferry@MyFWC.com.

For more information, please go to MyFWC.com/Wildlife, and click on "Habitat Information."



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