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Gulf Council Seeks Applicants for Ad Hoc Red Snapper Panel

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is seeking applicants for a newly created temporary advisory panel. The Ad Hoc Red Snapper For-Hire IFQ Advisory Panel will consider issues surrounding an IFQ-type program, provide the Council with feedback, and assist with program design.

April 2014

Florida senators moving on bill to protect springs, but House efforts stall

With the legislative session more than half over, lawmakers in the House and Senate remain at odds over what to do — if anything — to fix Florida's ailing springs.

April 2014

Two New Exhibits are MUST-SEES at the Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee

Do you live in Tallahassee or are you coming for a visit this spring or summer? The Museum of Florida History has two new exhibits, the Springs Eternal exhibit and The Lure of Florida Fishing that you won’t want to miss.

April 2014

Florida State Parks Plan Earth Day Events

Each year, April 22 marks Earth Day and the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The fight for a clean environment continues. Events are held worldwide on Earth Day to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

April 2014

Wildlife tourism a $19 billion industry to Gulf of Mexico states

The tourism industry provides more than 280,000 jobs in Florida and wildlife tourism generates over $8 billion in spending every year.

April 2014

Editorial: Time to stand and be counted on water

This is a moment for lawmakers to choose sides and for voters to watch.

April 2014

Gulf Council to Convene Coral Committees in Tampa

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has scheduled a meeting of the Coral SSC and Coral AP for Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Gulf Council office, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, in Tampa, Florida.

April 2014

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