The crew that brought us Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship and Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea is back with a third installment.… Read the rest
Today marks New England’s most anticipated, and undoubtedly most catalytic milestone in ocean planning: the National Ocean Council has approved the Northeast Ocean Plan, the first of its kind in the nation!… Read the rest
Yesterday, the Northeast Regional Planning Body submitted the final version of the Northeast Ocean Plan to the National Ocean Council for official review! New England is one step closer to setting an historic precedent, continuing its long tradition of being an innovative national leader in ocean management.… Read the rest
In a recent regionwide poll conducted by Edge Research, 66 percent of New Englanders support the implementation of a regional ocean plan. Just 54 percent felt the ocean was in good health – a lukewarm response, at best.… Read the rest
On Thursday, July 14, the Northeast Congressional delegation once again lent their avid support for regional ocean planning – and this time, in a very big way
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The public meetings in New England surrounding the Northeast Regional Ocean Plan thus far have enjoyed robust attendance, but questions remain.
On May 25, the Northeast Regional Planning Body released the nation’s first draft regional ocean plan, kicking off a 60-day comment period for New England, with nine public meetings scheduled from Connecticut to Maine throughout the month of June.… Read the rest
The Northeast Regional Planning Body will host a webinar from 12-2pm on Wednesday, May 25, 2016,
to present the much-anticipated Northeast Regional Ocean Plan draft!
The purpose of the webinar will be to:
–Announce the availability of the draft Northeast regional ocean plan.… Read the rest
We have many reasons to appreciate the role of modern technology in today’s fisheries. Electronics, equipment upgrades, and other technological advances have led to more efficient, effective, and economical fisheries.… Read the rest
The North Atlantic is renowned for its incredible beauty, access to iconic keystone species, and rich maritime history. But today, New England’s coasts and ocean are busier than ever, with more stakeholders and a more diverse complexity of interests than ever before.… Read the rest
Rich Delaney knows that in order to protect coastal environments, marine mammals, and ecosystems, you must first understand them: What are the unique needs of these places and the animals that depend on them, and what is the best way to protect them?… Read the rest