North Carolina Sunset Review Meetings in 2016

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding Sunset Review meetings in North Carolina on December 21 and 22. Please see information below. Executive Director John Williams from SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.   SCHEDULE:    1. Time: 5:00pm      Location: Madison […]

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REMINDER: Southern Shrimp Alliance to Present at North Carolina Fisheries Association Annual Membership Meeting

NORTH CAROLINA FISHERIES ASSOCIATION “Serving the Commercial Fishing Families of North Carolina since 1952” Phone: (252) 633-NCFA (6232) www.ncfish.org Jerry Schill, President:  jerryschill@ncfish.org ; ext 100                           David Bush, Fisheries Biologist:  davidbush@ncfish.org; ext 102 Peggy Page, Accounting: peggy@ncfish.org; ext 104   ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NCFA will host its annual membership Monday, Jan. 25 from 3-5 p.m. at the Riverfront Convention Center in […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance to Present at North Carolina Fisheries Association Annual Membership Meeting

NORTH CAROLINA FISHERIES ASSOCIATION “Serving the Commercial Fishing Families of North Carolina since 1952” Phone: (252) 633-NCFA (6232) www.ncfish.org Jerry Schill, President:  jerryschill@ncfish.org ; ext 100      David Bush, Fisheries Biologist:  davidbush@ncfish.org; ext 102 Peggy Page, Accounting: peggy@ncfish.org; ext 104   ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NCFA will host its annual membership Monday, Jan. 25 from 3-5 p.m. at the Riverfront Convention Center in […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Workshops in North Carolina

AMSEA is conducting two Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops in Wanchese and Hatteras, North Carolina. These classes are offered free to commercial fishermen.   The Wanchese meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Wanchese Community Building, 295 Old Schoolhouse Road. The Hatteras meeting will be held on Thursday, February 5, […]

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Proposed Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtles

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has issued a proposed rule for the designation of critical habitat for the threatened Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of the loggerhead sea turtle. https://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Loggerhead-NWA-DPS-Critical-Habitat-Proposed-Rule-July-2013.pdf   This designation of critical habitat was fully expected as the follow-on to the 2011 final rule revising the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the ESA […]

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P.D. Mason Featured in Documentary About North Carolina Commercial Fishing

September 24, 2008   Raleigh-based WRAL’s Documentary Unit produced an excellent twenty-minute documentary piece on the challenges facing the commercial fishing industry in North Carolina.  The documentary, “Focal Point: Net Loss,” begins with a segment focused on North Carolina’s shrimp industry, including an interview with P.D. Mason about his business and the efforts of the Southern Shrimp Alliance to address […]

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