Georgia Hearing Regarding Alligator Regulation Changes

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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division will hold a public hearing on April 14, 2010 for the public to comment on a proposed change to alligator hunting regulations. Those interested are encouraged to bring these meetings to the attention of others that also may be interested in participating.

The proposed change would increase the quota of available alligator hunting permits from 700 to 850, thereby increasing the number of opportunities in all alligator hunting zoned areas of the state.

The hearing will take place on the following date and at the following location:

April 14, 2010
7 p.m.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Ag Sciences Building, Room 137
2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA

Public comment is welcome. Statements should be concise to allow all interested attendees an opportunity to speak. Those unable to attend the hearing are encouraged to submit written comments by May 7, 2010 to:

Georgia Wildlife Resources Division Attn: John Bowers
2070 US Hwy. 278, SE
Social Circle, Ga 30025

This hearing site is accessible to people with physical disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to John Bowers at the above address or at (770) 918-6404 no later than April 7, 2010.

For more information on this scheduled public hearing, call (770) 918-6404.