The Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman magazine are co-sponsoring a series of nationwide public workshops at which we will discuss revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Can we rewrite the act in order to strengthen the economic component of fisheries management, give more flexibility to the councils and facilitate better science? Join us in the discussion, coming to a workshop near you this spring.
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Baton Rouge workshopTuesday, April 8, 2014
Embassy Suites, 4914 Constitution Ave.
Free self-parking is available
For more information
The Center for Sustainable Fisheries is a science based non-profit organization devoted to the conservation of our fisheries resources and the economic development of our fishing communities.
National Fisherman is the nation’s premier commercial fishing magazine, dedicated to informed fishermen, profitable fisheries and sustainable fish on every coast of the United States and Canada.
From the editors of National Fisherman
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National Fisherman Live: 1/27/15
In this episode:
Assessment: Atlantic menhaden is not overfished
Bering Sea pollock fishery casts off
Dock to Dish opens Florida’s first CSF
Second wave of disaster funds for Alaska
Fisherman lands N.C.’s largest bluefin ever
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is still seeking public review and comment on the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Conformance Criteria (Version 1.2, September 2011). The public review and comment period, which opened on Dec. 3, 2014, runs through Monday, Feb. 3.
NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.