States Schedule Hearings on Draft American Lobster and Jonah Crab FMPs


Arlington, VA—States from Maine through New Jersey have scheduled their hearings to gather public input on American Lobster Draft Addendum XXVI/Jonah Crab Draft Addendum III. The details of those hearings follow.

Maine Department of Marine Resources
January 10, 2018; 6 PM

* Scarborough, ME
Contact: Pat Keliher at 207.624.6553
* Specific location to be determined

January 11, 2018; 6 PM
Ellsworth High School

24 Lejok Street, Ellsworth, ME
Contact: Pat Keliher at 207.624.6553

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
January 16, 2018; 7 PM

Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH
Contact: Doug Grout at 603.868.1095

Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
January 19, 2018; 1PM

Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis
35 Schudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA
Contact: Dan McKiernan at 617.626.1536
* The MA DMF hearing will take place at the MA Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Industry Trade Show

Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife
January 17, 2018; 6 PM

University of Rhode Island Bay Campus
Corless Auditorium, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI
Contact: Conor McManus at 401.423.1943

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
January 18, 2018; 7 PM

CT DEEP Boating Education Center
333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, CT
Contact: Mark Alexander at 860.447.4322