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  • Dam Removal in Plymouth, MA Restores Habitat

    This September, the final major step in the nearly 16-year project to restore Plymouth’s historic Town Brook began: the removal of the Holmes Dam. Read More . . .

  • Meet GARFO's Technical Assistance Team

    Meet our top notch team of technical experts who are here to resolve issues you may experience while using our electronic services. Read More . . .

  • Scalloper Trains GARFO Staff

    On October 4 and 5, approximately 25 GARFO staff will escape their desks and emails to learn about the scallop fishery from people who know it well, New Bedford scallop fishermen. Read More . . .

  • International Year of the Salmon Launch Event

    Join us for a fascinating lecture with Catherine Schmitt and the Honorable Madonna Soctomah on October 30 at the New England Aquarium! Read More . . .

  • Volunter Pilots Fly Rescued Sea Turtles South

    Volunteer pilots Ed Filangeri and co-pilot Chris Wernau flew 28 rescued sea turtles from Massachusetts to North Carolina on November 4. Read More . . .

Latest News

NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specs
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule: Approval of New Gear Under Small-Mesh Fisheries Accountability Measures
NOAA Fisheries Announces Commercial Harvest Quotas for Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog
Update: Third North Atlantic Right Whale Mortality of 2018 Confirmed
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Expansion to the Great South Channel and Southern New England Scallop Dredge Exemption Areas
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2019 Golden Tilefish Commercial Fishery Specifications
NOAA Fisheries Announces Commercial Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial Accountability Measure Adjustments
NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Herring Management Area 1B Sub-ACL Harvested
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed Measures to Modify Atlantic Mackerel In-Season Closure Provisions
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Future Modification to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan's Closure Areas
NOAA Fisheries Approves Modifications to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan and 2018-2019 Quotas
Scup Winter II Period Quota and Possession Limit Increase, Effective October 1
Seal Strandings in Southern Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts
Groundfish Sector At-Sea Monitoring Provider Applications Due October 1
Young Right Whale Likely Died from Entanglement
Proposed Rule, Request for Comments; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish; Amendment 20
Second North Atlantic Right Whale Mortality of 2018 Confirmed
NOAA Fisheries Awards More than $2.3 Million to 14 Projects under the 2018 Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program
NOAA Fisheries Reduces Sub-ACLs for Atlantic Herring Management Areas 1A, 1B, 2, and 3
Massachusetts Summer Flounder Fishery Closure Begins August 14
Comment Period Open on Proposed Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial Accountability Measure Modifications
Illex Squid Directed Fishery Closes August 15
GARFO website will be down August 10 at 11pm for maintenance

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