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Maine Fisheries

Fishermen's Forum nears

Mount Desert Islander - 6 hours ago
ROCKPORT — The 43rd annual Maine Fishermen's Forum kicks off at the Samoset Resort on Thursday, March 1. More than 30 free seminars over three days will touch on topics affecting the...

Save the menhaden, 'lowly' fish subject of public hearings

Shoreline Times - 7 hours ago
OLD LYME — If you love osprey, bald eagles, game fishing, gardening, or omega 3 for your heart, then you also love menhaden. The fish, which is so lowly it's been used in fertilizer for...

Maine ranger finds tiny bear cub while returning to its mother's den

Boston.com - 10 hours ago
During a timber inspection last fall, Maine Forest Service Ranger Erik Ahlquist discovered a black bear den in Carthage. Last week, he went back to the site with biologists from the Department of...

Fish landings

Gloucester Daily Times - 14 hours ago
The National Marine Fisheries Service has discontinued publication of daily landing data for the Cape Ann Seafood Exchange in Gloucester, the The Buyers And Sellers Exchange (BASE) New England...

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New England Fisheries

We shouldn't ignore these conservation threats in fish bills

Environmental Defense Fund (blog) - 16 hours ago
More generally, the existence of a moratorium and vague definition of “multi-sector fishery” would chill the development of any new catch shares, even if fishermen want to pursue them....

FishOn: Fish stakeholders to protest drilling plan

Gloucester Daily Times - 2 days ago
27 when the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management hosts a public hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to open the ocean floor off New England to potential drilling and exploration for gas,...

Video shows Coast Guard rescuing New Bedford fishermen

SouthCoastToday.com - 5 days ago
... a command duty officer at Sector Southeastern New England. “The EPIRB activation allowed us to get their exact location and arrive as quickly as possible.” When the Coast Guard arrived, it...

Nation's first wind farm creates fishing, tourism hot spot

Press of Atlantic City - 5 days ago
“They are going to continue to grow the fisheries,” he said. “It's become a go-to spot ... to fish, and will continue to be so.” But commercial fishermen in New England are worried about...

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