The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission plans hearings and a public telephone conference call to discuss placing limits on the harvest of octocorals from Floridian waters.  The state is also planning to extend its regulatory authority into federal waters.

If you’d like to participate in the discussion, here is the schedule for the hearings and conference call:

Monday, May 2

FWC South Regional Office, 8535 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach.

Tuesday, May 3

City of Key Colony Beach, City Hall Building, City Hall Auditorium, Mile Marker 53.5, 600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach

Thursday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m

The telephone conference call. Contact the FWC at 850-487-0554 for information on how to participate in the call.


source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/blogs/green-south-florida/sfl-state-may-limit-coral-harvests-20110421,0,2471426.story

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