Cooperative Research: Building Collaboration for the Future of Fisheries

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s Cooperative Research Branch wants to hear from the region’s fisheries stakeholders. Your input is key to creating a strategic, forward-thinking plan.

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Cooperative Research Branch Seeks Stakeholder Input

The future and sustainability of our region’s fisheries depends on collaboration. Only by cultivating meaningful partnerships to support effective research programs can we produce applicable results, including more efficient fishing gear, better data, and stronger markets.

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The Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s Cooperative Research Branch wants to hear from the region’s fisheries stakeholders. Your input is key to creating a strategic, forward-thinking plan that outlines clear and actionable steps for building community and developing effective cooperative research projects. Thus, we are hosting a series of engagement sessions in August and September to:

  • Engage with fishing communities and fisheries stakeholders.
  • Identify and learn from the successes and shortfalls of previous research.
  • Discuss research ideas and priorities for future projects.
  • Recognize and build upon the strengths of our partners.

Engagement session schedule

Date Day Time Location Venue
Aug. 13 Tue 3-5 pm Portland, ME Custom House
Aug. 14 Wed 3-5 pm Gloucester, MA MA DMF
Aug. 20 Tue 3-5 pm New Bedford, MA SMAST East
Aug. 27 Tue 3-5 pm Riverhead, NY Cornell Marine Program
Aug. 28 Wed 3-5 pm Point Judith, RI Superior Trawl Conference Room
Sept. 10 Tue 6:30-8:30 pm Toms River, NJ Rutgers Extension Office
Sept. 11 Wed 3-5 pm Cape May Court House, NJ Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Sept. 24 Tue 3-5 pm Hampton, VA VSAREC

 

For more information, or to provide feedback if you are unable to attend, contact Giovanni Gianesin, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, (508) 495-2308

Last updated by Northeast Fisheries Science Center on July 08, 2019