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    Protecting estuarine shorelines from erosion due to wind and wave energy has traditionally been accomplished through the use of hardened structures such as vertical sheet bulkheads, stone revetments, groins and sills. Read More . . .

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    Based on a thorough scientific status review, NOAA Fisheries proposes to revise the Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing for the humpback whale Read More . . .

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    Rivers are lifelines. For thousands of years, we have relied on rivers for drinking water, irrigation, transportation, and food. Read More . . .

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04/24/2015
Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2015 Regulations Approved
04/20/2015
Press Release: Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
04/15/2015
Press Release: U.S. Fisheries Continue to Rebuild
04/15/2015
2014 Status of the Stocks Report Now Available
04/14/2015
National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan
04/14/2015
This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Press Release: Slow Down for Right Whales
04/08/2015
Proposed Rule: NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on 2015-2017 Small-Mesh Multispecies Specifications
04/07/2015
First Right Whale Mother/Calf Pair of Northeast Season Sighted Near Martha’s Vineyard
04/07/2015
Good Stewardship: Using Your UAS Responsibly in Marine Environments to Protect Marine Species
03/27/2015
Porbeagle Sharks: NMFS Accepts Two Petitions to List Under the ESA
03/25/2015
2015 Recreational Black Sea Bass Framework Adjustment 8
03/20/2015
Successful Conservation Efforts Along Florida, Pacific Coasts Recognized in Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle
03/20/2015
Final Rule to Implement 2015-2017 Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Specifications
03/19/2015
Final Rule: 2015 Annual Determination To Implement the Sea Turtle Observer Requirement
03/19/2015
Proposed Rule to Amend the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
03/17/2015
Presidential Task Force on combating IUU fishing and seafood fraud releases final recommendations
03/17/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comment on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 26 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Approve 17 Northeast Multispecies Sector Operations Plans
03/06/2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule: Framework Adjustment 53 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP
03/05/2015
Application for Fishing Year 2014 Sector Exemption Approved
02/27/2015
Correction: Small Mesh Area 1 and 2 Exempted from GOM Cod Seasonal Interim Closure Areas
02/20/2015
Comments Sought on Proposed Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale
02/18/2015
Comments Sought on Groundfish Sector Exemption Request for Gulf of Maine Cod Interim Management Measures
02/18/2015
NOAA Announces Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Measures for Fishing Year 2015
02/17/2015
GARFO/NEFSC Electronic Technology Implementation Plan
02/13/2015
NOAA proposes to expand critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
02/13/2015
New national policy recognizes the value of--and gives a voice to--America's saltwater recreational anglers
02/12/2015
NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Herring Final 2015 Specifications
01/16/2015
NOAA Fisheries, MA Division of Marine Fisheries and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to host meeting on American Lobster Trap Transfer Program
01/15/2015
Comments Sought on Proposed National Standard Guidelines
01/15/2015
Research Projects Selected to Help Us Learn More about River Herring
01/14/2015
NOAA Fisheries Approves Framework 52 to the Groundfish Plan
01/14/2015
Effective May 1, New American Lobster Management Measures for Areas 2,3,4 and 5
01/06/2015
U.S. Department of Commerce appoints Pappalardo to New England Fishery Management Council
 

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