Lake Okeechobee Habitat Management Plant meetings have been postponed

Posted 11/15/21

The FWC is postponing public meetings.

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Lake Okeechobee Habitat Management Plant meetings have been postponed


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is postponing public meetings scheduled to gather feedback on the draft Lake Okeechobee Management Plan.

The two meetings were scheduled for Clewiston on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the John Boy Auditorium in Clewiston and Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Okeechobee Civic Center in Okeechobee. FWC staff will readvertise public meetings to gather feedback when updates are available.

Lake Management Plans are comprehensive, covering the FWC’s management of a system’s fish, wildlife, and habitats. Plans cover management activities within the FWC’s jurisdiction, while providing recommendations to partner agencies. FWC management activities can include, but are not limited to, habitat protection, restoration and enhancement, fisheries management and invasive plant management.

For questions related to the management plans or meetings, contact Ryan Hamm at or 904-424-4838, or visit

For general waterbody information, fishing forecasts, virtual tours, plant control operation schedules and annual workplans, boat ramp information, and more, visit the “What’s Happening on My Lake” website at