Tag Archives: Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC)

Letter: Fight further takeover of our fishing grounds – Jim Tarantino Gloucester, Ma.

It’s pretty simple: The Gloucester fisherman are being moved off the fishing grounds because there are more profitable harvests from the ocean. The big corporations own everything: our farmland, our government, the media, and now they’re taking the planet’s biggest asset — the ocean. The Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC) recently held a poorly advertised public forum (there wasn’t one Gloucester fisherman there!) to seek public comment on ocean planning. [email protected]

Fightin windmill’s ain’t enough, right? NROC Aquaculture Working Session These discussions are an essential part of the regional ocean planning effort in New England

November 9, 2012 — The following was released by the Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC) about their upcomming Aquaculture Working Session. We are holding three working sessions (with similar agendas) in the hope that you can attend.  They will be: Wednesday November 28 from 10:00am – 3:30pm (Barnstable, MA) Monday December 10 from 10:00am – 3:30pm (Walpole, ME) Thursday December 13 from approximately 1:00pm-5:00pm (Groton, CT – at the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition – NACE) To help cover travel costs, we are pleased to offer a small stipend of $75.http://www.savingseafood.org/management-regulation/nroc-aquaculture-working-session-2.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SavingSeafoodRss+%28Saving+Seafood%29