Tagged Atlantic herring

Ready to hear about herring?

For the next few weeks, fishery managers will hear from the public on proposed changes to the Atlantic herring fishery. New rules (called Amendment 5) have been in development for a long time – five years – and this marks the culmination of a lot of work by the New England Fishery Management Council, and a lot of debate. … More Info »

Looking to have a fishy February?

If so, you might want to check out some of these upcoming events! … More Info »

New England Council Makes a Move on Herring

We’ve lately been reporting on the progress of the New England Fishery Management Council to protect river herring and make other important changes in the Atlantic herring fishery. This process took a step forward last week when the Council voted … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, September 22

  From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest Talking Fish readers: Yesterday, … More Info »

Fishermen and Conservationists Forced to Federal Courts for River Herring Help

Roger Fleming is an attorney with Earthjustice. Roger has been working in fisheries law in New England and Washington, D.C. since 2001. He is an expert on the requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) and related ocean conservation laws.  He … More Info »