Written by Leslie Taylor
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
Sides line up to debate Magnuson
#Magnuson Act on Twitter
Ray Hilborn, a University of Washington professor of aquatic and fishery sciences, recently received the 2016 International Fisheries Science Prize at the World Fisheries Congress in Busan, South Korea.
The award was given to Hilborn by the World Council of Fisheries Societies’ International Fisheries Science Prize Committee in recognition of his 40-year career of “highly diversified research and publication in support of global fisheries science and conservation.”Read more...
Legislators from Connecticut and Massachusetts complained about the current “out-of-date allocation formula” in black sea bass, summer flounder and scup fisheries in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this week.Read more...