Monday – New Bedford meeting to tackle fishing rules rewrite – The session is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. at the Whaling Museum. It is open to the public.

sct logoNEW BEDFORD — A summit meeting of sorts is set for Monday to prepare for this year’s reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act that regulates commercial fishing. The meeting will open with remarks by Mitchell and Keating, and brief presentations by people active in fisheries issues. UMass professor Kevin Stokesbury will give a presentation of experiments in counting fish using video and an ordinary trawl. The rest of the meeting will address Magnuson. The session is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. at the Whaling Museum. It is open to the public. continued   In depth details here