Harbor at Morro Bay; Photo by Robert Schwemmer On November 10, NOAA began a 60-day comment period (ends January 10, 2022) for the public to tell NOAA what they think about the proposed designation of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary. As NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad stated in a video announcement: Some of the earliest […]
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Photo by Natalie Gildersleeve There’s lots to be thankful for, lots to honor and cherish, in this industry. For National Seafood Month, I wrote about the people who provide nutritious, sustainable seafood for my business. In the second half of this two-part retrospective, I’m highlighting the ways in which the people who I sell seafood […]
On Friday October 29, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) began a 60-day comment period (ends Dec. 28, 2021) for the public to offer their thoughts on how NOAA can advance the goals and recommendations in the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report (report). The report was a product of one of the […]
To celebrate National Seafood month, we’re highlighting the women and men who bring sustainable seafood to our dinner tables. Our series finale features Hannah Heimbuch, who was born and raised in Homer, AK and currently lives in Kodiak. She is a commercial drift and setnet salmon fisherman and a commercial longline halibut fisherman. How did […]
About the Marine Fish Conservation Network
The Marine Fish Conservation Network is a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing associations, regional and national conservation groups, aquaria, sustainable seafood suppliers, and marine science organizations dedicated to sustaining abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities through defending and strengthening U.S. ocean policy, including our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Learn more.