Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. Recreation
  3. Outdoor Rec & Adventure

Fishery management councils to address climate change

See also

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council announced on Wednesday, Feb. 26 that it has scheduled two public meetings.

The council plans a workshop to discuss how climate change is affecting East Coast fisheries. The event takes place starting on Wednesday, March 19 at 1 pm and concludes on Friday, March 21 at 12:30 pm. For details, see

It goes on at the Westin Washington DC City Center, 1400 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20005.

All the eastern fishery management councils will attend to see how they can work together to further study and act on climate change.

And the day before the meeting, the council’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel and its Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel will meet. This meeting takes place by webinar on Tuesday, March 18 from 1 to 4 pm Eastern Standard Time.

For details, see

The public can listen in.

The panels will discuss modifying the Scup Gear Restricted Areas through Framework 8 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan.



  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    MLB Rumors
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    20 Photos
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, will step down
    NFL News
  • Sam responds to Dungy
    Michael Sam has the perfect response to Tony Dungy's controversial comments
    NFL News
  • Bella wardrobe malfunction
    Sexy diva Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction during WWE show
    Fight Sports
  • LeBron gives cupcakes
    LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors after press overtakes neighborhood
    Food & Drink

Related Videos:

  • 2015 funding bill reported for BLM, NPS and FWS
    <div class="video-info" data-id="259883634" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • House approves monument to President John Adams
    <div class="video-info" data-id="304219273" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Chris Sharma conquers the Red Bull Creepers Competition
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>