These meetings are open to the public but the vast majority of people who usually show up to advise the FWC are those who make their living off the animals. They can't make good rules for the animals if they don't hear from the people who care about them.
FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Freshwater Fish and Wildlife
RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
68A-9.006 Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of this rule
development is to address the rehabilitation of injured,
orphaned or otherwise impaired wildlife. The proposed rule
will clarify the length of time wildlife may be possessed for
rehabilitation purposes and final disposition of such wildlife.
The rule will be considered together with proposed changes to
Rule Chapter 68A-6, F.A.C., relating to wildlife in captivity.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Subject area to be
covered in the proposed rule includes the rehabilitation of
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD
AT THE DATES, TIMES AND PLACES SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: June 9, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: South Florida Water Management District, Building
B-1 (1st Floor Auditorium), 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm
Beach, FL 33406
DATE AND TIME: June 10, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: State of Florida, Department of Management
Services, Joseph D'Alessandro Building (Room 165), 2295
Victoria Avenue, Fort Myers, FL
DATE AND TIME: June 11, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Avenue,
Kissimmee, FL 34741
DATE AND TIME: June 12, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant
Industry (1st Floor Auditorium), 1911 S.W. 34th Street,
Gainesville, FL 32608
DATE AND TIME: June 13, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,
Bryant Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium (Room 272), 620 S.
Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE
PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF
THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Captain
Linda Harrison, Division of Law Enforcement, Investigations
Section, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 620
South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600,
(850) 488-6253 linda.harrison@MyFWC.com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE
DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE.
For the cats,
Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue
an Educational Sanctuary home
to more than 100 big cats
12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL 33625
813.493.4564 fax 885.4457
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