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2nd Annual Meeting of the River Herring Network - Thursday October 25, 2012

Second Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts River Herring Network

Thursday October 25 2:00PM-5:00PM

Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St. Buzzards Bay, MA

 

AGENDA

Welcome & Introductions

 

River Herring and the Endangered Species Act

Sarah Laporte, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Protected Resources Division

 

The Acushnet River restoration project: A test pilot case study for future restoration projects in Massachusetts

John Sheppard, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

 

NOAA Restoration Center Funding Opportunities

Eric Hutchins, NOAA Restoration Center

 

  COFFEE BREAK

 

The Future of the River Herring Network - Breakout Session facilitated by Jeff Hughes, Wellfleet Herring Warden & Abby Franklin, Cape Cod Conservation District

 

Design and Operation of Fish Ladders

Dick Quinn, US Fish and Wildlife, retired

 

Quantifying the Bycatch of River Herring in the Atlantic Herring Fishery

Brad Schondelmeier, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

 

Wrap up & Adjourn

 

All are invited to stay until 5:30PM for pizza dinner and further conversation