Current Advisory Panel Meetings

2019 Schedule of Advisory Panel Meetings

Members of the Council's advisory panels meet periodically to provide grass-roots recommendations on various fisheries management issues. Members include commercial, recreational, and for-hire/charter fishermen and representatives, business operators, non-governmental organizations, and others familiar with the fishery or management issues. Learn more about the advisory panels, including current members and how to apply to become more involved in the management process.

Can't attend a meeting in person? The meetings are available online via webinar as they occur. See the links below to register for the individual meeting dates.

Looking for information from past Advisory Panel Meetings? Visit the Advisory Panel Meeting Archives.

Joint AP Meeting: Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Presentation - Oct 2019

October 29, 2019

1 pm - 4 pm

The Council will hold a joint meeting of the following advisory panels: Coral, Dolphin Wahoo, Mackerel Cobia, Shrimp, and Spiny Lobster via webinar followed by an independent meeting of the advisory panels via webinar.

Joint Meeting (expected to run from 1pm - 3pm)

Presentation

Webinar Registration Link:

Breakout Advisory Panel Meetings (expected to run from 3 pm - 4 pm)

Coral AP Meeting

Dolphin Wahoo

Mackerel Cobia

Shrimp

Spiny Lobster

 

Public Comment:

If you'd like to submit comment for an Advisory Panel's consideration, please use the following forms. Each form will open at noon on October 15, 2019 and will close 5 pm October 28, 2019.

Coral:

Dolphin Wahoo:

Mackerel Cobia:

Shrimp:

Spiny Lobster:

Habitat Protection & Ecosystem-Based Management AP Meeting

October 22 - 24, 2019

FWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 Eighth Avenue, S.E.,
St. Petersburg, FLĀ  33701

Briefing Book

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon October 8 and will close at 5 PM on October 21, 2019.

Snapper Grouper AP Meeting

October 9-11

Town & Country Inn and Suites
2008 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407

Briefing Book

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon September 25 and will close at 5 PM on October 8, 2019.

Mackerel Cobia AP Meeting

October 7 - 8

Town & Country Inn and Suites
2008 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407

Briefing Book

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon September 23 and will close at 5 PM on October 6, 2019.

Dolphin Wahoo AP Meeting

August 22, 2019

Webinar only

Briefing Book

Register for the webinar:

 

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon on August 8, 2019 and will close at 5 PM on August 21, 2019.

 

Law Enforcement AP Meeting

May 23 - 24

Town & Country Inn & Suites
2008 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC

Briefing Book

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon on May 9, 2019 and will close at 5 PM on May 22, 2019.

 

Habitat Protection & Ecosystem-Based Management AP Meeting

May 21 - 22, 2019

Crowne Plaza
4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd
North Charleston, SC

Briefing Book

Meeting Minutes

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon May 13 and will close at 5 PM on May 21, 2019.

Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Meeting

April 24-26, 2019

Crowne Plaza
4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd
North Charleston, SC

Briefing Book

Meeting Minutes

Register for the webinar:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon on April 10, 2019 and will close at 5 PM on April 23, 2019.

 

Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel Meeting

April 18, 2019

9 AM - 12 Noon

Webinar Only

Briefing Book

Meeting Minutes

Register for the webinar

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon on April 4, 2019 and will close at 5 PM on April 17, 2019.

Information & Education Advisory Panel Meeting

January 29 & 30, 2019

Crowne Plaza
North Charleston, SC

Briefing Book

Register for the webinars:

Submitting Public Comment to the AP

In-person public comment opportunities will be available during the meeting. The online public comment form will open at noon on January 15, 2019 to 5 PM on January 28, 2019.

 

View Past Advisory Panel Meeting Archives