Alabama / Mississippi Shrimp Meetings in 2013

Alabama / Mississippi Shrimp Meetings in

2013 

 

 

 

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding town hall meetings in AL/MS in May.

 

TOPICS: State of the domestic shrimp industry.

Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA.

A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.

The meetings are scheduled for:

  

  

  

1.)    Biloxi Meeting

9:00 AM, Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Mississippi State University Research & Extension Center – 1815 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi, MS 39532

 

 

2.)    Bayou La Batre Meeting                                                      

1:00 PM, Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Bayou La Batre Community Center

12745 Padgett Switch Road, Bayou La Batre, AL 36509   

  

 

 

Contact Rachel Williams (727-934-5090) with questions or for more information.

 

 FISHERMEN’S INPUT – THE VOICE OF THE INDUSTRY 

 

 

 

We want to
hear what you have to say
       

This is an OPEN FORUM with NO TIME LIMITS!

– What do you think needs to be done to improve the shrimp industry?

– What should be our top priorities?

 

 

Do you want to be a part of SSA?

                   

Opportunities to get involved:

– Help us organize in your state

 – Help distribute news and information in your area

– Represent shrimpers in Wash., DC 

– Serve on the Board or a Committee

SHRIMP INDUSTRY ISSUES

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

a. Electronic Logbook Program

b. Sea Turtles & Skimmer Trawls

c. New Biological Opinion

d. New Penalty Matrix for Non-Compliance of TED regulations

c. Closures due to non-compliance of TED regulations

TRADE

d. Circumvention of imported shrimp

e. 2013 CDSOA (BYRD) fund distributions

f. Update on Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries (COGSI) Countervailing Duty (CVD) Trade petition.

PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON!!

POST THIS FLYER WHERE OTHER SHRIMPERS WILL SEE IT.

THESE MEETINGS ARE FOR EVERYONE INTERESTED IN THE SHRIMP

INDUSTRY

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