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NEFMC Scallop Advisory Panel and Council Meeting @ Courtyard by Marriott - Logan
May 31 @ 9:30 am – Jun 1 @ 4:30 pm
    Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    Time: 9:30 a.m.Agenda:
  • Review the general workload for 2017 based on Council priorities and a draft action plan for Scallop Framework 29 (FW29). Potentially identify recommendations for prioritizing work items in upcoming actions
  • Review progress on potential management measures that may be included in FW29, including: 1) Flatfish accountability measures; 2) Modifications to the management of the Northern Gulf of Maine area; 3) Measures to modify scallop access areas consistent with potential changes to habitat and groundfish mortality closed areas
  • Discuss the establishment of a control date that may limit the ability of LAGC permit holders to move between permit categories
  • Provide research recommendations for the 2018/2019 Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) federal funding announcement
  • Other business may be discussed
    Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Location: Same as above
    Agenda: Same as above
    If you would like your written comments to be considered at this meeting, they must be received at the NEFMC office no later than close of business on Friday, May 26, 2017. Please address them to Chairman Dr. John Quinn or Executive Director Tom Nies. Email submissions should be sent to