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 Dept. of Marine Resources
January 10, 2018; 6 PM
* Scarborough, ME
Contact: Pat Keliher 207.624.6553
* Specific location to be determined

January 11, 2018; 6 PM
Ellsworth High School
24 Lejok Street, Ellsworth, ME
Contact: Pat Keliher 207.624.6553

New Hampshire Fish & Game Dept.
January 16, 2018; 7 PM
Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH
Contact: Doug Grout 603.868.1095

Massachusetts Div. of Marine Fisheries
January 19, 2018; 1PM
Resort & Conference Ctr of Hyannis
35 Schudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA
Contact: Dan McKiernan 617.626.1536
* The MA DMF hearing will take place at the MA Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Industry Trade Show

Rhode Island Div. of Fish & Wildlife
January 17, 2018; 6 PM
University of Rhode Island Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium,
South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI
Contact: Conor McManus 401.423.1943

Connecticut Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection
January 18, 2018; 7 PM
CT DEEP Boating Education Ctr., 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, CT
Contact: Mark Alexander 860.447.4322