Ghost gear project first of its kind in Nova Scotia – New Brunswick fishermen consider ways to recycle end-of-life lobster traps

‘Tackling Ghost Gear: Collaborative Remediation of Abandoned, Lost, and Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG) in Southwest Nova Scotia’ is a $432,000 project being funded through the federal government’s Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution Program (SFSRSCP). The project is scheduled to run from July 2020 to March 2022.,, >click to read< 08:43

N.B. Association Looks To Recycle Lobster Traps – A New Brunswick fishermen’s association is trying to come up with ways to recycle end-of-life lobster traps. The Fundy North Fishermen’s Association has received funding through the federal government’s Ghost Gear Fund. Executive director Lillian Mitchell said there are several ways to recycle fishing lines and rope, but there is no responsible way to dispose of lobster traps.  >click to read<

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