POST HURRICANE ALERT: Florida Wildlife Commission Urges Extreme Caution On Waterways

By  //  October 8, 2016

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HURRICANE MATTHEW AFTERMATH COVERAGE

A new Florida law, approved by the Legislature and Governor during the 2016 Session, will enable county and local authorities along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to more effectively manage the state’s waterways.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is currently in the process of inspecting area waterways for hazards in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. (FWC file image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA –  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is currently in the process of inspecting area waterways for hazards in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

“We encourage all boaters to use extreme caution when navigating area waters due to potential damaged navigation markers and aids to navigation, or debris in the waterway,” said the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission in a release.

Please report any hazards in the waterway or damage to navigation markers to FWC at 1-888-404-3922.

Cellular phone users may call *FWC #FWC.

STAY TUNED TO SPACE COAST DAILY FOR HURRICANE UPDATES


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