First annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day a success

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Read the FWC News Release here:
At its meeting Feb. 5, 2015 in Jacksonville, the FWC designated
the first Saturday after Mother’s Day each year to be Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day.
On the 16th and 17th of May, divers across the state will be encouraged to see how many lionfish can be removed from Florida waters in one weekend.Divers are asked to report their catches via the Report Florida Lionfish appor online at
The ELC's mission is to provide stimulating environmental education programs 
that instill an understanding of the natural world, enrich people’s lives, and inspire participants 
to be active stewards of the surrounding natural resources.
To contact the Environmental Learning Center (ELC): 
Phone: 772-589-5050                     Email:
Mailing Address: 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 
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