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October 16, 2009

Georgetown waterfowl hunter public listening session scheduled Oct. 20

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Waterfowl Advisory Committee, an advisory group to the DNR Board, has scheduled five listening sessions to be held around the state. The purpose of these meetings is to allow waterfowlers to express opinions about the management and hunting of waterfowl.

The next listening session is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Georgetown, SC. The meeting will be held at the Georgetown County Training Center on the campus of Horry-Georgetown Tech. Get detailed directions.

Note: All sessions begin at 7 p.m. and end at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Time limitations for each speaker will be determined based on meeting attendance, but will most likely be limited to two minutes per speaker. All those that wish to speak must sign up on arrival. Speakers will be heard in the order of sign up. Those unable to speak due to time constraints, or those not wishing to speak, will be supplied with comment cards. A summary of all listening sessions once completed will be supplied to the DNR Board.

Remaining meetings include:

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