The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement, Boating and Waterways Section, announces the following public workshops concerning anchoring and mooring to which all interested parties are invited.

DATES AND TIME:
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 – 5:30p – 7:30p - Hillsborough County Co. Center - 601 East Kennedy Boulevard – 2nd Floor, Tampa, Florida 33602
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 – 5:30p – 7:30p - Lee Co. Board of County Commission Chambers - Old Lee County Courthouse, 2nd Floor – Chamber Room, 2120 Main Street, Ft. Myers, Florida 33901
Tuesday, March 15, 2007 – 5:30p – 7:30p CST - City of Destin, City Hall - Annex, 4100 Two Trees Road, Destin, Florida 32541
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 – 5:30p -7:30p – St. Johns County Judicial Complex, Auditorium - 4020 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 – 5:30p – 7:30p - Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida 34996

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding a series of workshops regarding anchoring and mooring issues. They will explore with local governments, stakeholders, and the boating public, potential solutions to issues surrounding the anchorage of vessels in state waters.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in these workshops is asked to advise the agency at least five (5) calendar days before the meeting by contacting: ADA Coordinator, 850-488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency by calling 850-488-9542.

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE WORKSHOPS: Ms. Tara Alford, Management Analyst, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement, Boating and Waterways Section, 620 South Meridian Street, Room 235, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or at 850-410-0656, extension 17169.