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TPWD News Release — March 30, 2010

Workshops Offer Chance to Get Involved in Fisheries Management

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department-Coastal Fisheries Division is hosting a series of workshops on how to get involved in the fisheries management process. The staff will provide an overview of why fisheries are managed, how state and federal fisheries management works, which agencies are involved and what each of their roles is and information on upcoming fisheries issues. The goal of the workshops is to provide attendees with the knowledge and understanding needed to become successful participants in the fisheries management process.

Workshops begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at the following locations:

For more information please contact Tonya Wiley, TPWD Dickinson Marine Lab, 281-534-0131, or Art Morris, TPWD Corpus Christi Field Station, 361-825-3356,