The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center will present a workshop at FISH EXPO concerning 2001 recordkeeping and reporting (R&R) requirements at 50 CFR part 679 for the Alaska groundfish fisheries, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS. The workshop will include discussion of proposed changes to the R&R requirements along with instructions for completion and submittal of the required forms and logsheets. Suggestions and feedback on existing procedures are welcome. The workshop at FISH EXPO is scheduled for November 17, 2000, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Room 310, at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
Other R&R workshops are scheduled as follows:
- January 4, 2001: NOAA/NMFS AK Fisheries Science Center, Bldg. 9, Room A/B, Seattle, WA
- January 16, 2001: USCG Training Center, Kodiak, AK
- January 18 and 19, 2001: Unalaska City Hall, Council Chambers, Unalaska, AK
For more information call: Patsy A. Bearden, NMFS (907) 586-7008, FAX (907) 586-7465, email@example.com or Charles Case, USCG (907) 487-5699, ext 314, FAX (907) 487-5716, ccase@CGAlaska.uscg.mil.