FWC to host workshops on Biscayne National Park fishing regulations
At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) received an update on the current status and future fisheries management in Biscayne National Park.
FWC staff will host several public workshops to gather input on potential rule changes for fishing in Biscayne National Park and will return with a draft rule package at the October 2019 Commission meeting.
Public workshops will be scheduled for the following dates and locations (all workshops start at 6 p.m. local time):
- 6: Coral Gables, Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami, 6200 San Amaro Drive.
- 7: Florida City, City Hall, 404 W. Palm Drive.
- 8: Key Largo, Murray E. Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Highway.
Staff will also work with Biscayne National Park to develop and finalize a new Memorandum of Understanding relating to managing and monitoring the fishery resources within the park.
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