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FWC to meet Sept. 2-3 in Fort Lauderdale

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Media contact: Katie Purcell, 850-459-6585

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Sept. 2-3 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. Both sessions are open to the public.

The meeting both days starts at 8:30 a.m. and the public will be provided opportunities to speak.

For the full Sept. 2-3 agenda and links to background reports, go to and select “Commission Meetings.”

Those who cannot attend can follow live coverage at (Twitter@MyFWC) and join in the conversation at the #FWC2015 hashtag. Check the Florida Channel for possible live video coverage at

FWC Facts:
Florida's American shad are the smallest on the East Coast of the United States. In Florida, shad average 2 to 3 pounds; the state record is 5.19 pounds.

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