Scoping Meetings Flounder Changes are coming!

Scoping Meetings Flounder Changes are coming!

Notice of Public Scoping Meetings

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department – Coastal Fisheries Division will be hosting a series of coastwide public scoping meetings to discuss potential changes to existing flounder regulations.  You are invited to attend and provide comments about flounder at any of the following meetings:

All meetings will begin at 6 p.m.

November 11, 2008
Port Arthur Public Library
Alcove/Gallery Room
4615 9th Avenue Port Arthur, TX

November 12, 2008
TPWD Dickinson Marine Lab
1502 FM 517 East (Pine Drive)
Dickinson, TX

November 18, 2008
Calhoun County Extension Service
Auditorium
186 County Road 101
Port Lavaca, TX

November 19, 2008
Aransas County District Courtroom
301 N. Live Oak
Rockport, TX

November 20, 2008
Port Isabel High School
Lecture Hall
101 Port Road
Port Isabel, TX

If you cannot attend any of the meetings listed above and would like to make comments about flounder, please feel free to contact the following:

Tonya Wiley
Fisheries Outreach Specialist
Dickinson Marine Laboratory
281-534-0130
tonya.wiley@tpwd.state.tx.us

Art Morris
Fisheries Outreach Specialist
Corpus Christ Field Station
361-825-3356
art.morris@tpwd.state.tx.us

If you are interested in our flounder fishery I would suggest you try and make one of the listed meetings. This is one of the most important issues we now face. This issue will have an impact on flounder for generations to come. Listen to the science and biology TPWD will present and make your comments from facts not emotion. PLEASE![color=black][/color]

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