Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Public meeting set for June 17

NOAA's Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) will hold a public meeting of the Sanctuary Advisory Council at Hawks Cay Resort Conference Center, Duck Key on June 17.

Presentations updating the sanctuary's marine zoning and regulatory review process begin at 9:10 a.m., followed by a report and recommendations from the Shallow Water Wildlife and Habitat Protection Working Group for council action. At 1 p.m., the Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration Working Group will give a report and recommendations from its meetings for discussion and action by the council.

General public comment periods are at 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

For information, or to request a meeting agenda, call Beth Dieveney at 305-809-4700, x228, or email