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FDOU 52: Data Needs for Fisheries Management in the SE Florida Reef Tract

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT PROJECT PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: 

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection’s Coral Reef Conservation Program in partnership with University of Florida announces a [virtual] public meeting to which all persons are invited.

DATES AND TIME: Thursday, June 4th, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uf-and-dep-coral-reef-program-stakeholder-engagement-project-public-meeting-tickets-105414778440

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: DEP’s Coral Reef Conservation Program is supporting a Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI) stakeholder engagement project conducted by the University of Florida.  Selected participants, or committee members, will represent various fisheries-related stakeholder groups to harness the capacity of the fishing community (fishing stakeholders and industry) to advance conservation of the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area (ECA). This capacity includes knowledge/experience, outreach/advocacy, and standing and commitment to achieving conservation outcomes for resources and the coral reef ecosystem.  During this first of seven committee meetings, facilitators will lead discussions with committee members regarding the following:

  • Committee Member Introductions
  • Purpose of Committee Formation
  • Review of Committee Membership
  • Initial Discussion on Committee Mode of Operation

TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uf-and-dep-coral-reef-program-stakeholder-engagement-project-public-meeting-tickets-105414778440

OBJECTIVES: 

  • Build Community and Trust
  • Develop Shared Understanding of Project Objectives
  • Build Committee Membership

AGENDA:

5:30 pm               Open Zoom Room – Zoom Instructions for New Folks

6:00                      Welcome and Introductions – Joy Hazell

6:45                      Project Overview and Q&A – Kai Lorenzen

7:15                      The Southeast Coral Reef in their Children or Grandchildren Future – All Participants

7:35                      Committee Formation and Additions – All Participants

7:50                      Wrap up – All Participants

8:00 pm               Adjourn

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June 16, 2020 - 9:36am

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