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Forum to examine politics behind Alaska’s chinook conservation problem

Southeast salmon fishermen are pushing back against deep restrictions in the king harvest this season, saying the problem is as much political as it is biological. The fishing advocacy group Chinook Futures Coalition is holding a forum in Sitka this Wednesday afternoon (3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, Harrigan Centennial Hall) to shed light on how negotiations with Canada have disadvantaged Alaskan fishermen — even as the state works to address a serious conservation problem.>click to read< 21:19

Fisheries Survival Fund to hold forum on Georges Bank Yellowtail Incidental Catch Avoidance

The Fisheries Survival Fund will be hosting a forum on Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder and Incidental Catch Avoidance on Tuesday, November 13, at 5:30 pm.

 The forum will be held at the Atrium at the Newport Marriot Hotel (25  America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island), and is open to the general public.

The presenters at the forum will be:

Dr. Steve Cadrin and Cate  O’Keefe of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School of Marine  Science and Technology

Dr. David Rudders of the Virginia Institute of  Marine Science,

Capt. Ron Smolowitz of the Coonamesset Farm  Foundation.

View the bulletin for the forum here

Listen to a July 7, 2011 interview conducted by Saving Seafood Radio with Cate O’Keefe and Greg DeCelles on the SMAST yellowtail bycatch avoidance program here