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Third Thursday Web Forum: Intersections between coastal protection and fisheries

November 16th: “Intersections between coastal protection and fisheries” with Simeon Yurek, U.S. Geological Survey/South Atlantic LCC Oyster reefs were historically ubiquitous throughout the coastal areas of the southeastern United States, but have declined over recent decades in extent and abundance along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts and elsewhere. Identifying the combinations of factors leading [...]

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Intersections between coastal protection and fisheries

Oyster reefs are an important component of coastal ecosystems and economies because they create, modify, and maintain environmental conditions and habitat.  For this reason, they have been called ‘ecosystem engineers’. Although they provide a variety of ecosystem goods and services, such as water quality regulation, shoreline stabilization, sequestration of nutrients and sediment, and essential habitat [...]

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North Carolina Coastal Conference

Event Information What: North Carolina’s Coastal Conference When: April 4 and 5, 2017 Where: NC State’s McKimmon Center and N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center, Raleigh Draft Agenda Conference Flier PDF | jpg Many communities from central North Carolina to the coast found their resilience tested in 2016. Make plans now to join [...]

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Ongoing efforts and challenges for managing deep-sea corals in the Gulf of Mexico

Speaker: Morgan Kilgour, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8236288050617849092 Sponsors: This webinar is part of a NOAA Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program webinar series to highlight research, exploration, and management of deep-sea corals and sponges around the U.S. Seminar POC: Heather.Coleman@noaa.gov (301-427-8650) Abstract: Currently, U.S. Fishery Management Councils have two [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. fisheries and deep-sea coral habitats: Policy, science and conservation

Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6999533182439150596 Sponsors: This webinar is part of a NOAA Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program webinar series to highlight research, exploration, and management of deep-sea corals and sponges around the U.S. Seminar POC: Heather.Coleman@noaa.gov (301-427-8650) Over the last decade, the United States has begun to take a systematic approach to protect deep-sea [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries convenes meeting with three state LCCs

Rua and I attended a great meeting on Tuesday with staff from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VA DGIF) and the two other LCCs in Virginia: the Appalachian and North Atlantic. The event was organized by Cale Godfrey, the VA DGIF Steering Committee rep to the South Atlantic LCC, as well as his [...]

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