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2003

  • Council and Board Approve Recreational Management Measures for Fishing Year 2004, 12/5/2003
  • Council and Commission to Establish Recreational Specifications for 2004, 11/17/2003
  • Council Establishes Spiny Dogfish Quota for 2004/2005, 10/14/2003
  • Council to Meet in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, 9/19/2003
  • Nation's Federal Marine Fisheries Managers to Host Fisheries Conference November 13-15, 8/11/2003
  • Council and Commission's Boards Adopt Management Measures for 2004, 8/8/2003
  • NOAA Fisheries Convenes Constituent Sessions, 7/24/2003
  • Council and Commission to Establish Commercial Management Measures for 2004, 7/17/2003
  • Secretary of Commerce Announces Council Appointments, 6/27/2003
  • Council Sets Specifications for 2004, 6/27/2003
  • Summer Flounder Stock At Record Levels, 6/13/2003
  • Council to Set 2004 Quotas and Management Measures, 6/3/2003
  • Nation's Federal Marine Fisheries Managersto Host Fisheries Conference, 5/20/2003
  • Mid-Atlantic Council Continues Year of Successful Management, 5/14/2003
  • Council Takes Action onSummer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass, 5/12/2003
  • Council to Meet in New York City, 4/16/2003
  • NOAA Fisheries Wins Tilefish Lawsuit, 4/3/2003
  • Council Takes Action on Summer Flounder, Scup and Squid, 3/21/2003
  • Public Encouraged to Attend Collaborative Workshop, 2/27/2003
  • Council to Conduct Meeting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2/27/2003
  • NMFS Approves Amendment 13 to theSummer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP, 2/6/2003
  • NMFS Solicits Proposals for 2004 Research Activities, 1/29/2003
  • Council Approves Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Amendment, 1/24/2003
  • Council to Meet in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1/7/2003

2002

  • Council and Commission Board Members Adopt Recreational Management Measures for 2003, 12/13/2002
  • Council & Board to Recommend Recreational Management Measures for 2003, 11/20/2002
  • Rewards Offered for Return ofBlack Sea Bass Tags, 10/11/2002
  • Spiny Dogfish Management Measures Adoptedfor the 2003/2004 Fishing Year, 10/7/2002
  • Council Will Meet in Claymont, Delawareto Take Action on Spiny Dogfish and Illex, 9/9/2002
  • Law Enforcement Invokes Maximum Penalties on Fishermen, 9/9/2002
  • Council Schedules Surfclam/Ocean Quahog Public Hearings, 9/2/2002
  • Councils Schedule Scoping Hearings for Monkfish, 8/30/2002
  • Council and Commission BoardsAdopt Fishery Management Measures for 2003, 8/12/2002
  • Scup No Longer Considered Overfished, 7/24/2002
  • Summer Flounder Continues to Rebuild, 7/24/2002
  • Council and Commission will Meet to Develop Commercial Management Measures for 2003, 7/15/2002
  • U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Receives Fishery Achievement Award, 6/19/2002
  • Commerce Secretary Evans Announces Council Appointments, 6/17/2002
  • Council Approves Amendment 13 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP, 6/17/2002
  • Council To Meet in Silver Spring, Maryland, 5/21/2002
  • NMFS Solicits Fishery Research and Development Proposals for 2002, 5/21/2002
  • Council Takes Action on Black Sea Bass, Surfclam/Ocean Quahog, Squid, Mackerel, Butterfish, 5/7/2002
  • Council to Meet in Newport News, Virginia, 4/10/2002
  • NMFS Solicits Research Proposals for Fishing Year 2003, 3/29/2002
  • Council Moves Forward on Amendment 13 to the Surfclam and Ocean Quahog FMP, 3/15/2002
  • Council and Commission Schedule Public Hearings for Amendment 13, 2/28/2002
  • Council to Meet in Montauk, New York, 2/20/2002
  • Council Approves Monkfish Management Measures, 2/1/2002
  • Council Solicits Nominations for the Summer 2002 Fishery Achievement Award, 1/11/2002
  • Council to Meet in Secaucus, New Jersey, 1/11/2002

2001

  • Council & Board Recommend Recreational Management Measures for Fishing Year 2002, 12/17/2001
  • Council to Recommend 2002 Recreational Management Measures, 11/27/2001
  • Council Supports Law Enforcement Efforts - Sets Spiny Dogfish Specifications for 2002/2003, 10/12/2001
  • NMFS Approves Tilefish Fishery Management Plan, 9/26/2001
  • Council to Meet in New Bern, North Carolina, 9/20/2001
  • NMFS Extends Research Proposal Deadline, 8/27/2001
  • Stocks Rebuilding, Increased Quotas Recommended, 8/13/2001
  • NMFS Solicits Proposals for Research Activities, 7/26/2001
  • Council to Meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 7/18/2001
  • Commerce Secretary Evans Announces Council Appointments, 7/2/2001
  • Council Recommends Commercial Management Measures for 2002, 6/29/2001
  • NMFS Accepts Applications for Commercial Tilefish Dealer Permits, 6/18/2001
  • NMFS Seeks Public Input on Black Sea Bass Control Date, 6/18/2001
  • Council to Meet in Hampton, Virginia, 6/6/2001
  • Coast Guard Cutter Selected for Award, 5/14/2001
  • NMFS Approves Tilefish FMP, 5/14/2001
  • Council Approves Framework Measure During Meeting, 5/11/2001
  • Council to Meet in Ocean City, Maryland, 4/19/2001
  • Federal Waters Will Remain Open to Summer Flounder Fishing, 4/6/2001
  • NMFS Contemplates Closure of EEZ to Summer Flounder Fishing, 3/27/2001
  • Council Takes Action on Framework Measureand Initiates Amendments, 3/26/2001
  • NMFS Solicits Applications for Proposals Under theS-K Grant Program for FY2001, 3/20/2001
  • Council Expands I&E Presentation, 3/6/2001
  • Council to Meet in Avalon, New Jersey, 2/27/2001
  • Council Seeks Nominations for Summer 2001 Fishery Achievement Award, 2/12/2001
  • Council Adopts Framework Measures During Meeting, 2/12/2001
  • Council to Meet in Wilmington, Delaware, 1/12/2001
  • Council to Hold Meeting for Black Sea Bass Industry Advisors, 1/11/2001

2000

  • Council and Board Set Management Measures for Year 2001, 12/18/2000
  • Council to Meet in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 11/21/2000
  • Public Hearings for Amendment 13 will not be held in New England States, 10/23/2000
  • Council Takes Action on Atlantic Mackerel, Summer Flounder, and Dogfish at Council Meeting, 10/16/2000
  • Council to Meet in Duck, North Carolina, 9/27/2000
  • Council Includes Loligo as an Exempted Fishery in Gear Restricted Areas for 2001, 9/26/2000
  • Public Hearings for Amendment 13, 9/22/2000
  • Council & Commission Establish Fishery Management Measures for Year 2001, 8/21/2000
  • NMFS Implements Amendment 1 to the FMP for the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery, 7/31/2000
  • Council Implements Recognition Program, 7/31/2000
  • Deputy Secretary of Commerce Announces Council Appointments, 7/7/2000
  • Council Holds Meeting in New York, 6/27/2000
  • Council Takes Action on Scup, Summer Flounder, and Monkfish, 5/15/2000
  • Secretary Implements Final Rule for Spiny Dogfish Fishery Management Plan, 4/5/2000
  • Council Reaffirms Position on Spiny Dogfish, 3/20/2000
  • Council & Board Recommend Management Measures for Scup, 2/14/2000
  • New England Fishery Management Council Seeks Skate Industry Advisors, 2/10/2000
  • Council Meeting Canceled Due to East Coast Winter Storm, 1/27/2000
  • Department of Commerce Issues Final Rule to Implement Spiny Dogfish Regulations, 1/20/2000
  • Secretary of Commerce Requests Annual Council Member Nominations, 1/13/2000

1999

  • Council and Board Set Management Measures for Year 2000, 12/13/1999
  • Council Approves Tilefish Fishery Management Plan, 11/29/1999
  • Secretary of Commerce Requests Governors Submit Council Member Nominations, 11/19/1999
  • Council Seeks Industry Advisors, 11/5/1999
  • NMFS Approves Spiny Dogfish FMP, 10/21/1999
  • Council Approves Actions during the North Carolina Council Meeting, 10/19/1999
  • Council Moves Forward with Draft Tilefish FMP, 10/6/1999
  • Council Concludes Tilefish Public Hearings, 9/1/1931, Council & Commission Establish Fishery Management Measures for Year 2000, 9/18/1999
  • Tilefish FMP EIS Notice of Availability & Scheduled Public Hearings, 9/3/1999
  • Public Hearing Scheduled for Coastal Migratory Pelagics, 7/29/1999
  • Monitoring Committee Meetings Rescheduled to July 27-28, 7/12/1999
  • NMFS Seeks Fishery Research & Development Proposals Under S-K Grant Program, 7/8/1999
  • Commerce Secretary Daley Announces Council Appointments, 6/28/1999
  • Council Takes Action on Fishery Measures at Norfolk Meeting, 9/5/1901, Council Approves Draft Tilefish FMP for Public Hearings, 5/28/1999
  • States Set Summer Flounder Management Measures, 5/14/1999
  • NMFS Partially Approves Portions of Sustainable Fishery Act Amendments, 5/4/1999
  • Council Holds Meeting in Atlantic City to Address Management Issues, 5/3/1999
  • NMFS Disapproves Winter Flounder Size Increase, 4/19/1999
  • NMFS Rejects Council Request for Interim Action on Spiny Dogfish, 4/9/1999
  • Request for Comments on Proposed Rule, 4/8/1999
  • Council Establishes New Toll-Free Number, 4/7/1999

2004

Agenda for Council Meeting in Hampton, VA: January 18-20, 2005

12/23/2004

Sonja Fordham of Ocean Conservancy Receives FAA Award

12/14/2004

Summary of 7-9 December Council Meeting in Claymont, DE

12/10/2004

Agenda for Council Meeting in Claymont, DE: December 7-9, 2004

11/16/2004

Summary of 4-7 October Council Meeting in Ronkonkoma, NY

10/8/2004

Council Member Highliner Award Recipient

10/8/2004

Agenda for Council Meeting in Ronkonkoma, NY: October 4-7, 2004

9/16/2004

Research Set-Aside Program Workshop to be Held Oct 5,2004

9/14/2004

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Announces 2005 Meeting Schedule

8/19/2004

Summary of 10-12 August Council Meeting in Baltimore, MD

8/13/2004

Agenda for August 10-12 Council Meeting in Baltimore, MD

7/19/2004

Summary of 21-24 June Council Meeting in Hershey, PA

6/25/2004

Agenda for June 21-24 Council Meeting in Hershey, PA

6/1/2004

Council Solicits Nominations for 2004 Fishery Achievement Award

5/10/2004

Council Streamlines Specification Setting Process

5/10/2004

Successful Fisheries Management Documented

5/10/2004

Agenda for May 4-6 Council Meeting in Seacaucus, N

4/13/2004

Summary of 16-18 March Council Meeting in Wrightsville Beach, NC

3/22/2004

Public Encouraged to Attend Bycatch Workshop June 29-July 1, 2004

3/5/2004

Agenda for March 16-18 Council Meeting in Wrightsville Beach, NC

2/23/2004

Summary of Jan 8-10 Council Meeting in Alexandria, Virginia

1/28/2004

Agenda for Jan 8-10 Council Meeting in Alexandria, Virginia

1/8/2004

2003

Council and Board ApproveRecreational Management Measures for Fishing Year 2004

12/5/2003

Council and Commission to Establish Recreational Specifications for 2004

11/17/2003

Council Establishes Spiny Dogfish Quota for 2004/2005

10/14/2003

Council to Meet in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

9/19/2003

Nation's Federal Marine Fisheries Managersto Host Fisheries Conference November 13-15

8/11/2003

Council and Commission's Boards AdoptManagement Measures for 2004

8/8/2003

NOAA Fisheries Convenes Constituent Sessions

7/24/2003

Council and Commission to EstablishCommercial Management Measures for 2004

7/17/2003

Secretary of Commerce Announces Council Appointments

6/27/2003

Council Sets Specifications for 2004

6/27/2003

Summer Flounder Stock At Record Levels

6/13/2003

Council to Set 2004 Quotas and Management Measures

6/3/2003

Nation's Federal Marine Fisheries Managersto Host Fisheries Conference

5/20/2003

Mid-Atlantic Council Continues Year of Successful Management

5/14/2003

Council Takes Action onSummer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass

5/12/2003

Council to Meet in New York City

4/16/2003

NOAA Fisheries Wins Tilefish Lawsuit

4/3/2003

Council Takes Action on Summer Flounder, Scup and Squid

3/21/2003

Public Encouraged to Attend Collaborative Workshop

2/27/2003

Council to Conduct Meeting in Virginia Beach, Virginia

2/27/2003

NMFS Approves Amendment 13 to theSummer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP

2/6/2003

NMFS Solicits Proposals for 2004 Research Activities

1/29/2003

Council Approves Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Amendment

1/24/2003

Council to Meet in Atlantic City, New Jersey

1/7/2003

2002

Council and Commission Board Members Adopt Recreational Management Measures for 2003

12/13/2002

Council & Board to Recommend Recreational Management Measures for 2003

11/20/2002

Rewards Offered for Return ofBlack Sea Bass Tags

10/11/2002

Spiny Dogfish Management Measures Adoptedfor the 2003/2004 Fishing Year

10/7/2002

Council Will Meet in Claymont, Delawareto Take Action on Spiny Dogfish and Illex

9/9/2002

Law Enforcement Invokes Maximum Penalties on Fishermen

9/9/2002

Council Schedules Surfclam/Ocean Quahog Public Hearings

9/2/2002

Councils Schedule Scoping Hearings for Monkfish

8/30/2002

Council and Commission BoardsAdopt Fishery Management Measures for 2003

8/12/2002

Scup No Longer Considered Overfished

7/24/2002

Summer Flounder Continues to Rebuild

7/24/2002

Council and Commission will Meet to Develop Commercial Management Measures for 2003

7/15/2002

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Receives Fishery Achievement Award

6/19/2002

Commerce Secretary Evans Announces Council Appointments

6/17/2002

Council Approves Amendment 13 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP

6/17/2002

Council To Meet in Silver Spring, Maryland

5/21/2002

NMFS Solicits Fishery Research and Development Proposals for 2002

5/21/2002

Council Takes Action on Black Sea Bass, Surfclam/Ocean Quahog, Squid, Mackerel, Butterfish

5/7/2002

Council to Meet in Newport News, Virginia

4/10/2002

NMFS Solicits Research Proposals for Fishing Year 2003

3/29/2002

Council Moves Forward on Amendment 13 to the Surfclam and Ocean Quahog FMP

3/15/2002

Council and Commission Schedule Public Hearings for Amendment 13

2/28/2002

Council to Meet in Montauk, New York

2/20/2002

Council Approves Monkfish Management Measures

2/1/2002

Council Solicits Nominations for the Summer 2002 Fishery Achievement Award

1/11/2002

Council to Meet in Secaucus, New Jersey

1/11/2002

2001

Council & Board Recommend Recreational Management Measures for Fishing Year 2002

12/17/2001

Council to Recommend 2002 Recreational Management Measures

11/27/2001

Council Supports Law Enforcement Efforts - Sets Spiny Dogfish Specifications for 2002/2003

10/12/2001

NMFS Approves Tilefish Fishery Management Plan

9/26/2001

Council to Meet in New Bern, North Carolina

9/20/2001

NMFS Extends Research Proposal Deadline

8/27/2001

Stocks Rebuilding, Increased Quotas Recommended

8/13/2001

NMFS Solicits Proposals for Research Activities

7/26/2001

Council to Meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

7/18/2001

Commerce Secretary Evans Announces Council Appointments

7/2/2001

Council Recommends Commercial Management Measures for 2002

6/29/2001

NMFS Accepts Applications for Commercial Tilefish Dealer Permits

6/18/2001

NMFS Seeks Public Input on Black Sea Bass Control Date

6/18/2001

Council to Meet in Hampton, Virginia

6/6/2001

Coast Guard Cutter Selected for Award

5/14/2001

NMFS Approves Tilefish FMP

5/14/2001

Council Approves Framework Measure During Meeting

5/11/2001

Council to Meet in Ocean City, Maryland

4/19/2001

Federal Waters Will Remain Open to Summer Flounder Fishing

4/6/2001

NMFS Contemplates Closure of EEZ to Summer Flounder Fishing

3/27/2001

Council Takes Action on Framework Measureand Initiates Amendments

3/26/2001

NMFS Solicits Applications for Proposals Under theS-K Grant Program for FY2001

3/20/2001

Council Expands I&E Presentation

3/6/2001

Council to Meet in Avalon, New Jersey

2/27/2001

Council Seeks Nominations for Summer 2001 Fishery Achievement Award

2/12/2001

Council Adopts Framework Measures During Meeting

2/12/2001

Council to Meet in Wilmington, Delaware

1/12/2001

Council to Hold Meeting for Black Sea Bass Industry Advisors

1/11/2001

2000

Council and Board Set Management Measures for Year 2001

12/18/2000

Council to Meet in Atlantic City, New Jersey

11/21/2000

Public Hearings for Amendment 13 will not be held in New England States

10/23/2000

Council Takes Action on Atlantic Mackerel, Summer Flounder, and Dogfish at Council Meeting

10/16/2000

Council to Meet in Duck, North Carolina

9/27/2000

Council Includes Loligo as an Exempted Fishery in Gear Restricted Areas for 2001

9/26/2000

Public Hearings for Amendment 13

9/22/2000

Council & Commission Establish Fishery Management Measures for Year 2001

8/21/2000

NMFS Implements Amendment 1 to the FMP for the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery

7/31/2000

Council Implements Recognition Program

7/31/2000

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Announces Council Appointments

7/7/2000

Council Holds Meeting in New York

6/27/2000

Council Takes Action on Scup, Summer Flounder, and Monkfish

5/15/2000

Secretary Implements Final Rule for Spiny Dogfish Fishery Management Plan

4/5/2000

Council Reaffirms Position on Spiny Dogfish

3/20/2000

Council & Board Recommend Management Measures for Scup

2/14/2000

New England Fishery Management Council Seeks Skate Industry Advisors

2/10/2000

Council Meeting Canceled Due to East Coast Winter Storm

1/27/2000

Department of Commerce Issues Final Rule to Implement Spiny Dogfish Regulations

1/20/2000

Secretary of Commerce Requests Annual Council Member Nominations

1/13/2000

1999

Council and Board Set Management Measures for Year 2000

12/13/1999

Council Approves Tilefish Fishery Management Plan

11/29/1999

Secretary of Commerce Requests Governors Submit Council Member Nominations

11/19/1999

Council Seeks Industry Advisors

11/5/1999

NMFS Approves Spiny Dogfish FMP

10/21/1999

Council Approves Actions during the North Carolina Council Meeting

10/19/1999

Council Moves Forward with Draft Tilefish FMP

10/6/1999

Council Concludes Tilefish Public Hearings

9/1/1931

Council & Commission Establish Fishery Management Measures for Year 2000

9/18/1999

Tilefish FMP EIS Notice of Availability & Scheduled Public Hearings

9/3/1999

Public Hearing Scheduled for Coastal Migratory Pelagics

7/29/1999

Monitoring Committee Meetings Rescheduled to July 27-28

7/12/1999

NMFS Seeks Fishery Research & Development Proposals Under S-K Grant Program

7/8/1999

Commerce Secretary Daley Announces Council Appointments

6/28/1999

Council Takes Action on Fishery Measures at Norfolk Meeting

9/5/1901

Council Approves Draft Tilefish FMP for Public Hearings

5/28/1999

States Set Summer Flounder Management Measures

5/14/1999

NMFS Partially Approves Portions of Sustainable Fishery Act Amendments

5/4/1999

Council Holds Meeting in Atlantic City to Address Management Issues

5/3/1999

NMFS Disapproves Winter Flounder Size Increase

4/19/1999

NMFS Rejects Council Request for Interim Action on Spiny Dogfish

4/9/1999

Request for Comments on Proposed Rule

4/8/1999

Council Establishes New Toll-Free Number

4/7/1999