3rd Pacific Groundfish Quota Program Workshop
Please join us in Portland!
The Fishermen’s Marketing Association, Midwater Trawlers Cooperative, West Coast Seafood Processors Association, NOAA, Oregon Trawl Commission, United Catcher Boats, and Environmental Defense Fund invite IFQ and co-op quota holders, vessel owners, captains, crew, processors, and others involved in the Pacific groundfish industry to a workshop in Portland, Oregon, February 16th-18th.
This workshop is designed to bring together working fishermen, vessel owners, processors, managers, and others to discuss the current state of the fishery and explore needed improvements. Emphasis will be on identifying key fishing, business and management strategies, as well as regulatory changes to improve the economic performance of the fishery, increase associated benefits to coastal communities, and continue to meet the conservation objectives of the catch share program.
Travel and lodging costs will be covered for all eligible attendees.