South Atlantic Fishery Management Council June 8-11, 2020 Meeting via Webinar Meeting begins next week; register now to attend the meeting via webinar and to provide public comment as the meeting occurs
Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold their quarterly meeting June 8-11, 2020 via webinar. The meeting week begins on Monday, June 8th at 10:30 a.m. with a series of committee meetings and concludes with a meeting of the Full Council on Thursday, June 11. Meeting briefing book materials, including committee agendas and overviews, discussion documents, and presentations are available at: https://safmc.net/june-2020-council-meeting-details/. An online comment form is also available for written comments. The meeting will be available to the public via webinar each day as it occurs. Registration is required and can be completed in advance by visiting the website at the above link. A formal public comment session will be held on Wednesday, June 10th beginning at 4:00 PM. Details on how to sign up for public comment are available from the meeting page of the website.
Secretary of Commerce Allocates $65 Million for Fishery Disasters
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The North Carolina Watermen United organization represents the needs of our coastal communities by protecting the livelihood of the people who rely on fishing to make a living and provides a voice for fair regulations.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers
- HERBERT HOOVER
Voices from our fishermen.
Daniel Pullen gave a voice to the fishing community with The Independent Waterman project. Click on the picture to learn more.