Attn: Tier 1 and 2 Atlantic Mackerel Permit Holders – Marjorie Mooney-Seus say’s “You’re Approved!” “Come on down to,,,,,,,” UPDATED!

More individuals and entities approved to complete vessel hold measurements. Deadline to submit extended to December 31, 2013. NOAA Fisheries announces that we have expanded the list of individuals and entities approved to complete vessel hold capacity measurements for Tier 1 and 2 Atlantic mackerel permit holders. We have also extended the deadline to submit vessel hold capacity measurements from December 31, 2012, to December 31, 2013, or during a vessel replacement transaction, whichever comes first.  Click here here for further details. Her links NEVER work!

On Track to See Record Number of Sea Turtle Strandings in Northeast this Year (funny. these links work)

Each year when autumn rolls around, sea turtles tend to strand along the  Northeast coast as a result of “cold stunning.”  It has been an extraordinarily busy sea turtle stranding season, with a running  total of  150 reported strandings so far from Massachusetts to New York.