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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Acquisition and Restoration Council to Convene

Published 02-11-2009
The Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) will convene on Thursday and Friday in Tallahassee at the Department of Environmental Protection’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas Building. On Thursday, the council will hear public testimony on new proposals for the 2009 Florida Forever priority list, as well as other state land projects. The council meeting will take place on Friday.

The 11-member group is comprised of representatives from five state agencies, four Governor appointments, one appointee by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and one appointee by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. ARC has the responsibility for the evaluation, selection and ranking of state land acquisition projects on the Florida Forever priority list, as well as the review of management plans and land uses for all state-owned conservation lands.

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