May 2009 meeting of the orv advisory committee
Contact: Bob DeGross, 239-695-1107
The Big Cypress National Preserve ORV Advisory Committee will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 3:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Everglades City Community Center, 205 Buckner Avenue, Everglades City, Florida.
The meeting will be open to the public, and time will be reserved for public comment.
Written comments for Advisory Committee consideration may be sent to: Superintendent, Big Cypress National Preserve, 33100 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, FL 34141–1000, Attn: ORV Advisory Committee. You may also submit suggestions for discussion topics by clicking here.
Further information, including the meeting agenda and other pertinent read-ahead material, can be linked to from this site as well, or contact Preserve staff at 239-695-1103.
Future meetings and locations are scheduled for:
Tuesday, July 21, 3:30 – 8:00 p.m., Everglades City Community Center
Tuesday, September 15, 3:30 – 8:00 p.m., Everglades City Community Center
Tuesday, December 1, 3:30 – 8:00 p.m., Big Cypress National Preserve Headquarters
Future press releases will be sent as meeting dates approach.
The ORV Advisory Committee was established pursuant to the Preserve’s 2000 Recreational Off-road Vehicle Management Plan and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 to examine issues and make recommendations regarding the management of ORVs within the Preserve.
Did You Know?
The great white heron is very similar to the great white egret. However, look closely and you will see that the heron has yellow legs, while the egret has black legs. The great white heron is found only in south Florida in the United States. It can also be found on several caribbean islands.