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River Herring and Shad Committee Meeting

The Council's River Herring and Shad (RH/S) Committee will meet on Monday, August 15, 2016 from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held via webinar ( with a telephone audio connection (provided when connecting).

In October 2016 the Council will consider whether to develop an Amendment that could add several species of river herrings and shads as Council-managed species.  This RH/S Committee meeting will review a white paper and draft decision document related to the need for Council management of blueback herring, alewife, American shad, and hickory shad.  Public comments will also be taken. 

Meeting Materials

These meetings are 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.

Questions? Contact Jason Didden - (302) 526-5254/

Earlier Event: August 8
August 2016 Council Meeting