NOAA to hold media teleconference on 40 year evolution of sustainable fisheries management in the U.S.
With the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the primary law governing ocean fisheries management in U.S.waters, turning 40 this month, NOAA will feature speakers to discuss how the act serves as an international model for sustainable fisheries science, management, innovation, and collaboration.
Media roundtable on the effects of the Magnuson-Stevens Act on U.S. fisheries after 40 years. Both U.S. and international reporters may attend.
Thur., Apr. 28, 2:00 p.m. ET
Russell Smith, deputy assistant secretary for international fisheries, U.S. Department of Commerce and NOAA
Samuel Rauch, deputy NOAA assistant administrator for fisheries regulatory programs
Matt Tinning, senior campaign director, Environmental Defense Fund oceans program
Chris Brown, president, board of directors, Seafood Harvesters of America
Rick Robins, chairman, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Ciaran Clayton, director, NOAA Office of Communications
Interested media may call in to 1-888-810-9645, and use the passcode “MSA”