Tag Archives: reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell speaks out a special listening session in Gloucester

basevisitNEW BEDFORD, Mass. — July 1, 2014 — Mayor Jon Mitchell today spoke out on the topic of fisheries management at a special listening session in Gloucester, Massachusetts hosted by Congressman John Tierney and Congressman Peter DeFazio,,, Read more here 17:54

 

A “Golden Opportunity” Don’t take NOAA for an answer – Video

sct logoWhat we have here is a golden opportunity. This report ( National Academy of Sciences report) about how NOAA manages fish has been percolating for what, three or four years? Former NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco ordered up this study to deflect the hailstorm of criticism she endured following the catch shares and sector management scheme started strangling the Northeast groundfishery. [email protected] 09:31

Watch Live – Oversight Hearing on data collection issues in relation to the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act – Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:30AM

House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs oversight hearing on data collection issues in relation to the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:30AM 1334 Hearing Room in the Longworth House Office Building http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=333644   Watch Live

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

The ENGO’s are gearing up for MSA Reautorization: Despite gains, more challenges ahead for U.S. fisheries

Washington Post – Fish stocks off the U.S. coasts, restored to health over the past four decades by cooperation among competing interests and careful management, are threatened anew by warming and   according to a new report and experts who are gathering in Washington this week for a conference on the future of fisheries. continued plenty of Pew pooh here. Bangor Daily News