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FWC to hold public workshop on captive wildlife issues

News Release

Friday, April 16, 2010

Media contact: Precious Boatwright, 850-488-6253

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Tallahassee Friday, April 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. to allow the public to discuss proposed changes to captive wildlife regulations. Interested parties and stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

The focus of the workshop will be the proposed changes to rules regarding disaster and critical incident plans for captive wildlife owners. Other topics may include requirements for new captive wildlife structures to meet building and zoning codes and notification by the FWC to counties and municipalities of an application for a new authorization to possess Class I or Class II wildlife.

The workshop will be held in Room 272 of the FWC's Bryant Building, located at 620 South Meridian St., Tallahassee.

For more information, call 850-488-6253.

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