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Sustainable Stone Crabbing In Lignumvitae

Event Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Division: 
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
Program Area: 
Aquatic Preserve Program
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
No
County: 
Monroe
Location: 
Bud n Mary's
79851 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada, FL 33036
Type: 
Activity-Outreach-Education
Details: 

It's officially Stone Crab Season! Lignumvitae Key Aquatic Preserve is a great place to go crabbing. But before you grab your crab traps, join us for a free and brief talk about Sustainable Stone Crabbing in Lignumvitae.

Whether you're a seasoned stone crabber, a newbie or are just thinking about trying it out, you'll learn a lot from Katy Cummings, Florida Keys Aquatic Preserves Manager for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Lignumvitae Key is one of 41 aquatic preserves throughout Florida managed by DEP's Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection. 

Katy will cover gear specifications, harvesting regulations, special considerations to increase stone crab survival, and what you need to know to go stone crabbing in Lignumvitate Key Aquatic Preserve.

Contact Name: 
Cummings, Katy
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Last Modified:
October 16, 2019 - 2:58pm

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