The Council will hold three in-person public meetings, and one public webinar meeting, to seek feedback on the development of their 2020-2024 Strategic Plan.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has extended the deadline for members of the public to take the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan Survey. The survey will now be available until March 8, 2019.
The Council is seeking public input on the future of fisheries management in the Mid-Atlantic. All interested stakeholders are invited to take a survey and weigh in on how the Council has performed under its existing strategic plan and what issues should be addressed in the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan.
The following summary highlights actions taken and issues considered at the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s October 2017 meeting in Riverhead, NY. Presentations, briefing materials, and webinar recordings are available on the Council website at http://www.mafmc.org/briefing/october-2017.
December 9-11, 2013
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has released its Draft Strategic Plan for 2014 – 2018 for public review and comment. Comments will be accepted until January 10, 2014.
The Council's Draft 2014 Implementation Plan is now available for public comment.
During the October Council meeting in Philadelphia, PA, the Council addressed a range of issues, including specifications for summer flounder, scup, black sea bass, bluefish, and spiny dogfish. Check out the October Meeting Summary to learn more.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council unanimously approved a first-ever strategic plan during last week's meeting in Wilmington, Delaware.