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Earth Day Cooking Class With Chef Sara Hauman Benefits The Wave

Earth Day Cooking Class With Chef Sara Hauman Benefits The Wave

Apr 14, 2021 | No Comments

We are delighted to share the news of an Earth Day virtual cooking class hosted by this season’s Top Chef contestant, Portland-based Chef Sara Hauman, in support of our friends at The Wave Foundation. Sign up to learn how you can make your kitchen sustainable, with tips on: Cooking with tiny fish to support biodiversity […]

Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization: Where We Stand in the 117th Congress

Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization: Where We Stand in the 117th Congress

Apr 9, 2021 | No Comments

Every ten years, as the story goes, Congress has worked together in a bipartisan fashion to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). And each time Congress has risen to the occasion to address the new challenges our oceans and fisheries face by amending and strengthening the MSA to conserve and sustain U.S. […]

Stakeholders Tell the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to Rebuild Striped Bass

Stakeholders Tell the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to Rebuild Striped Bass

Apr 7, 2021 | One Comment

Note: Public comments on the PID will be taken through 5:00 p.m. on April 9. See below for details. Throughout the month of March, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) held webinar/hearings, seeking stakeholder comments on future striped bass management measures. The comments were focused on issues raised in the Public Information Document For […]

Celebrating Women in Fishing: Hannah Heimbuch

Celebrating Women in Fishing: Hannah Heimbuch

Mar 30, 2021 | No Comments

For National Women’s History Month, the Marine Fish Conservation Network is celebrating women’s contributions to America’s commercial fishing industry. We have been delighted to share the views and experiences of a few of these women with you. Today, we hear from Hannah Heimbuch, who was born and raised in Homer, AK and currently lives in […]

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, and marine science organizations dedicated to defending and strengthening our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, in order to sustain abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities. Learn more.