Hunters Invited to Deer Management Workshops

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a series of public workshops across the state to discuss proposed changes to deer hunting rules. Workshops will offer hunters and other interested persons opportunities to meet with FWC wildlife biologists and share their thoughts about proposals to increase the quality of Florida’s deer herd by altering antler requirements and bag limits.

Meetings will take place:

Sept. 24, 8 p.m. -- International Game Fish Association Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach

Sept. 25, 7 p.m. -- Lake Mirror Auditorium, 121 S. Lake Ave., Lakeland

Sept. 30, 7 p.m. -- Rowan Agricultural Complex (Marion County Extension Service) Auditorium, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Rd., Ocala

Oct. 1, 7 p.m. -- Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex Auditorium, 372 W. Duval St., Lake City

Oct. 7, 6 p.m. -- Chipola Junior College Arts Center, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna

Oct. 9, 6 p.m. -- Pensacola Jr. College, Milton Campus, Building 4900, Room 4902, 5988 U.S. Highway 90 West, Milton

Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting should notify Cindy Hoffman at (850) 488-6411 at least five calendar days before the meeting.