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Public hearing for Lafayette Forest WEA plan is Nov. 8

For immediate release: October 13, 2011
Contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

Public hearing for Lafayette Forest WEA plan is Nov. 8

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public hearing for the Lafayette Forest Wildlife and Environmental Area (WEA) Management Plan on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The meeting is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lafayette County Courthouse, in the second-floor Commission Chambers, 120 W. Main St., Mayo.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment on a draft of a 10-year management plan the FWC is developing for the Lafayette Forest WEA in Lafayette County. Components of the draft management plan will be presented to the public, followed by a question-and-answer session and public testimony.

A management prospectus for the Lafayette Forest WEA is available upon request from the FWC’s Conservation Acquisition and Planning group. Call Rebecca Shelton at 850-487-9982, or

Michael Hallock-Solomon at 850-487-9767, or email Rebecca.Shelton@MyFWC.com  for the prospectus.

For more information on management plans, go to MyFWC.com/Conservation and click on “Terrestrial Programs.”