Sanctuary seeks fishing community members for advisory council

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is recruiting for four seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in the management of the sanctuary. The sanctuary is accepting applications for members and alternates representing charter sports fishing and recreational fishing.

Applicants are evaluated on their expertise and experience, community and professional affiliations, and views regarding the protection and management of marine resources. Members serve three-year terms.

The advisory council consists of 40 primary and alternate members representing a variety of public interest groups. It also includes representatives from federal and state agencies and Monroe County municipalities.

Applications are due by July 17, 2020. For the application and more information, visit or contact, 305-797-7226.