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Message to NOAA: Time to Prioritize Climate-Ready Fisheries

Message to NOAA: Time to Prioritize Climate-Ready Fisheries

Dec 6, 2022 | No Comments

This piece first appeared on NRDC’s expert blog and is reprinted with permission. Top photo by John McMurray. Healthy fish populations are building blocks of a healthy ocean. They support marine ecosystems, including other wildlife like whales and seabirds. They are also engines of our coastal economies and the communities that rely on them, with […]

Join Our December 8th Waterside Chat with Dan Kent & Brian Muegge of Salmon Safe

Join Our December 8th Waterside Chat with Dan Kent & Brian Muegge of Salmon Safe

Dec 2, 2022 | 2 Comments

Please join host Tom Sadler for a December 8th Waterside Chat with Dan Kent and Brian Muegge (another one of Tom’s fishing buddies) of Salmon Safe. Tom and his guests will talk about: How Salmon Safe is leading the movement to implement farming practices and developments that protect water quality, maintain watershed health and restore […]

The Strange Appeal of Mediocre Fisheries Management

The Strange Appeal of Mediocre Fisheries Management

Nov 30, 2022 | No Comments

We were trying to protect the blowfish, and for a few hours, it looked like we would. Then things got derailed by a group of folks who clung to the status quo. Blowfish, more properly known as “northern puffer,” range along the entire eastern seaboard of the United States, although they’re probably most common between […]

A Fall Harvest…less?

A Fall Harvest…less?

Nov 18, 2022 | No Comments

Top photo: Panoramic shot of the “Ghost-Town-Hole” with just 4 boats plying the waters for salmon on Sunday, October 16th, 2022 It’s as if Mother Earth knows, fall is for putting away a cache of food for the long winter ahead, and rarely does she disappoint, at least until this year. In my 26 years […]

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.