Wildlife confab set for October

FORT MYERS -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will host the National Watchable Wildlife Conference here Oct. 18 to 22.

Visit Florida, which has been seeking to expand eco-tourism opportunities, is sponsoring the event.

At the conference, which will take place at the Harborside Convention Center, attendees will learn about nature-based tourism, and guidelines on how to run related events.

Host hotels are the Amtel Marina Hotel & Suites, the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort and the Holiday Inn Historic District.

For conference information, call (850) 487-0516
Reservations: Royal Palm Tours, (941) 368-0760

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