Events

Stay up to date on upcoming events with the MLA calendar. We post MLA meetings, trainings, festivals and openings as well as other events that pertain to the lobster industry. You can sort by category or tags (i.e.lobster boat races).  Let us know if you have something to post! 207-967-4555 or andi@mainelobstermen.org

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Apr
22
Mon
Co-management of the Clam Fishery panel discussion @ St. Brendan The Navigator Episcopal Church
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
  • MCCF will lead a panel discussion on issues about the soft shell clam fishery
  • Including: municipal management and access to flats
  • Panel will include area clam diggers as well as shellfish committee members and state agency to take part in a collaborative discussion
Apr
23
Tue
Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team Meeting @ Providence Marriot
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm

Goal: identify and recommend modifications to reduce impacts of gear fisheries on large whales as well as ideas on how to reduce mortality and serious injury

Objective: develop recommendations that will achieve a 60 to 80% reduction in mortalities and serious injury of right whales

Refer to this pdf for a list of scheduled meetings:

https://www.greateratlantic.fisheries.noaa.gov/protected/whaletrp/trt/meetings/April%202019/draft_agenda_for_web_posting.pdf

Apr
29
Mon
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Spring Meeting @ Westin Crystal City
Apr 29 – May 2 all-day

Preliminary Agenda refer to cite below (subject to change):

  • http://www.asmfc.org/files/Meetings/2019SpringMeeting/2019SpringMeetingFirstNotice_PrelimAgenda.pdf

Live streaming: via webinar beginning April 29th @ 1pm. No comments or questions allowed. Register @ https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1041506190356646145

Guidelines for Public comments see below:

  • http://www.asmfc.org/home/2019-spring-meeting
May
1
Wed
Directors Meeting @ Darby's Restaurant and Pub
May 1 @ 5:00 pm
May
23
Thu
Scallop Committee Meeting
May 23 all-day

Additional information to come!

May
29
Wed
Herring Advisory Panel Meeting
May 29 all-day
May
30
Thu
Herring Committee Meeting
May 30 all-day
Jun
5
Wed
Directors Meeting @ Maine Maritime Museum
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm