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Mutton snapper workshops scheduled for February

News Release

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943

Fish for mutton snapper? Attend one of the upcoming mutton snapper workshop hosted in February by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At these workshops, FWC staff will gather public input on the management of mutton snapper. Some workshops will be co-hosted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC).

Staff will provide a brief presentation about mutton snapper management issues that are currently being worked on and will solicit stakeholder concerns and comments about these issues. Anyone with an interest in management of Florida’s mutton snapper is encouraged to participate.

Workshop dates and times are as follows (all times are Eastern)

Feb. 1 - Fort Lauderdale
SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport-Cruise Port
180 SW 18th Ave.
Dania Beach/Fort Lauderdale, FL 33004

Feb. 2 - Duck Key
SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.
Hawks Cay
61 Hawks Cay Blvd.
Duck Key, FL  33050

Feb. 3 - Key West
SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel
3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Key West, FL 33040

Feb. 4 - Key Largo
FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.
Murray Nelson Government Center
102050 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037

Feb. 15 - St. Petersburg
FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.
3rd Floor Conference Room
100 8th Ave. SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33201

Feb. 16 - Naples
FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.
Golden Gate Community Center
4701 Golden Gate Pkwy.
Naples, FL 34116

Feb. 17 - Stuart
FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.
City of Stuart Commission Chambers
121 SW Flagler Ave.
Stuart, FL 34994

Feb. 24 - Webinar
FWC workshop 5:30-7:30 p.m.
RSVP to the Division of Marine Fisheries Management at 850-487-0554 to obtain instructions to join the meeting via the voice-only line.

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