The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will meet on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore – BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland, 21090; telephone: (410)-859-8400.
The purpose of this meeting is for the Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee to discuss the Council’s Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment and develop recommendations for the full Council to consider at its April 2016 meeting. The Committee will consider advice from the Unmanaged Forage Fishery Management Action Team and recommendations from the Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel before developing recommendations related to management alternatives and other aspects of the amendment.
(This will be a listen-only webinar; however, participants will be able to provide comments via the chat feature. Participants must connect through the internet or the Adobe Connect app. There will not be an option to call in.)
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.