NMFS Announces R&R Workshop at Homer, Alaska

December 07, 1999 - 4:05 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, and the United States Coast Guard, North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center (USCG), will present an integrated approach to clarify and simplify NMFS 2000 recordkeeping and reporting requirements (R&R) for the Alaska groundfish fisheries on December 15, 1999, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Alaska local time, at the Bidarka Inn, 575 Sterling Highway, Homer, Alaska, according to Steven Pennoyer, Alaska Region Administrator.

The workshop will introduce the new shoreside processor electronic logbook delivery report. Information on required permits will be given as well as detailed instructions on completion and submittal of logsheets and reporting forms to record information for the American Fisheries Act, open-access groundfish, Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program, Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ), and at-sea scale programs. Instructions on completion of fish tickets and the Commercial Operators Annual Report will be presented by Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff. In addition, feedback from the fishing industry will be welcome on how the R&R Program is working and on any R&R issues that need to be addressed by NMFS.

Other R&R workshops are scheduled as follows:

December 16 and 17, 1999 - USCG, Kodiak, AK
January 6, 2000 - Alaska Fishery Science Center, Seattle, WA
February 9, 2000 - Westmark Shee Atika Hotel, Sitka, AK

For more information contact: Homer NMFS Officer Jim Wisher (907) 235-2337; Patsy A. Bearden, NMFS, (907) 586-7008; or USCG, (907) 487-5718 AVTC Scott Tobias (Ext 306) or BMC Ken Stewart (Ext 307).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019