Fisheries Roundtable Discussion To Focus On Sector Allocation
April 16, 2008
NH Sea Grant will hold an informal discussion of sector allocation, a fisheries
management plan using quotas given to a group of fishermen, on Tuesday, April
22, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the Hilton Garden Meeting Room of the Portsmouth
Public Library. The event is part of the ongoing Fisheries Roundtable Discussion
series. All talks are free and open to the public.
The discussion will involve the current status of sector applications to the
New England Fishery Management Council as well as technical and financial assistance
that may be available to current applicants.
This will be an opportunity to continue discussions from the New Hampshire
Commercial Fishermen’s Association meeting. Speakers include Tom Nies
from New England Fishery Management Council, Cindy Smith from Gulf of Maine
Research Institute, Erik Anderson from the N.H. Commercial Fishermen’s
Association, Mark Grant from National Marine Fisheries Service and Jackie Odell
from the Northeast Seafood Coalition.
For more information about the meeting, please contact NH Sea Grant extension
educator Ken La Valley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 2-4343.