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Bill Karp, Director of Northeast Fisheries Science Center is retiring

bill karpThe head of NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole has announced his retirement in September from federal service after just under four years as head of the center. Bill Karp came to Cape Cod after serving many years in the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, and has 30 years of fisheries research experience. The science centers conduct most of the fisheries research regulators then use to set policies and quotas, and is often in the middle of sharp disagreements between researchers and the commercial fishing industry. Karp is a regular presence at the marathon New England Fisheries Management Council’s meetings. Karp wrote in a retirement announcement that he was honored to have been selected for the position on the Cape and enjoyed working with dedicated and accomplished staff. Read the rest here 19:29

In Honor of Retiring SMAST Dean Brian Rothschild, a Research Fund.

smastTo celebrate Rothschild’s career and raise money for the fund, a dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Century House in Acushnet. Tickets, which must be ordered by Oct. 11, range from $100 and $250 for individuals to $5,000 for a table for 10, including recognition in the program and from the podium. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the University Advancement Office at 508-999-8200 or [email protected] [email protected]  01:49