Comments will be accepted at five public meetings. Meetings are 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Sanctuary and Refuge staff will provide presentations about sanctuary zones, regulations and the Refuge’s Backcountry Management Plan at approximately 4:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Attendees may provide comment at any time during the duration of the evening.
Following the presentations, the format for providing input will be small discussion groups. Members of the public can attend the meeting at any time to provide written comments or ask questions of staff and advisory council members.
June 19: Marathon, FL; Monroe County Government Center; Emergency Operations Center
June 20: Key Largo, FL; Key Largo Library
June 21: Key West, FL; Doubletree Grand Key Resort; Tortuga Ballroom
June 26: Miami, FL; Florida International University; Graham University Center; Room GC243
June 27: Fort Myers, FL; Joseph P. Alessandro Office Complex; Rooms 165 C and D
Comments are being accepted online through the Federal eRulemaking Portal www.regulations.gov through June 29, 2012, under docket number NOAA-NOS-2012-0061