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03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area
03/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Framework Adjustment 28 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan
03/22/2017
Correction: Gulf of Maine Cod Limit Increase for Small Vessels in Common Pool
03/17/2017
Northeast Multispecies Common Pool Vessels Possession and Trip Limit Increase for GOM Cod and Haddock
03/17/2017
17 Projects Recommended for 2017-2018 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program Funding
03/17/2017
NOAA Announces Increases in Common Pool Gulf of Maine Cod and Haddock Possession and Trip Limits
03/15/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces At-Sea Monitoring 2017 Coverage Levels for Groundfish Sector Fishery
03/15/2017
Groundfish Days-at-Sea Leasing Deadline Extended to March 31
03/13/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Transfer of Yellowtail Flounder Quota from Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery to Groundfish Fishery
03/10/2017
2017 Bluefish Sector Quota Transfer Adjustment Notice
03/09/2017
Inseason Action for Skate Wing and Skate Bait Fishery
03/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Extension of Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
03/03/2017
Greater Atlantic Region Joins Facebook
02/22/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Voluntary Speed Restriction Zone Around Martha's Vineyard
02/21/2017
Notice of Intent to Prepare EIS for Proposed Groundfish Amendment 23
02/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces 2017-2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Quotas
02/15/2017
Atlantic Scallop Fishermen: Default Measures in Effect March 1
02/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area
02/07/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Increased Marine Mammal Stranding Response Capacity on Long Island, NY
02/07/2017
NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks New Members of the Advisory Council
02/03/2017
Moriches Bay Humpback Whale Community Meeting Agenda
01/24/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Reduced Trip Possession Limits for Skate Wings and Bait Fisheries
01/19/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes Measures for 2017 Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery
01/17/2017
Save the Date: Community Meeting on Moriches Bay Whale Response Set for February 7
01/13/2017
Update on Stranded Dead Minke Whale Near Flushing Bay, New York
01/09/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Common Pool Area Closure and Possession Prohibition for Georges Bank Cod
01/06/2017
Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument FAQs
01/06/2017
Funding Available for Innovative Bycatch Solutions
01/03/2017
How Fishermen, Seafood Dealers, and the Public Can Get News from NOAA Fisheries' Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
01/03/2017
NOAA Fisheries Proposes to List Oceanic Whitetip Shark as Threatened

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GARFO Stories

  • How Removing Dams Changes River Channels - When dams are removed, what happens to the sediments stored behind them? How are the river channels upstream and downstream affected? Find out what NOAA Researchers found.
  • New Videos Showcase Restoration in the Great Lakes - NOAA works with the Great Lakes Commission to restore the Muskegon Lake and St. Marys River Areas of Concern - two Great Lakes "toxic hotspots."
  • Endangered Sea Turtles Return Home - For one sea turtle injured by a fisherman’s hook and 25 cold-stunned (hypothermic) sea turtles that washed up on beaches from Massachusetts to Virginia, February 27 was a landmark day: They were ready to go home!
  • Hannah Goodale: A Career in Fisheries - March 1: We celebrate Women’s History Month sharing this story about one of the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) woman leaders.
  • New Marine Mammal Stranding Plan for NY - Feb 28: A new marine mammal stranding response plan for New York includes new partner organization, Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, which will work together with Riverhead Foundation to increase response capacity on Long Island.
  • Going with the Flow: Power and Passage - Sea-run fish face some daunting challenges as they migrate, including hydropower dams. How do we ensure there's enough water in the river for migrating fish?
  • Thorny Skate Not Threatened or Endangered - NOAA Fisheries determined that although thorny skate abundance is low compared to historical levels, declines have halted and it remains abundant in the Northwest Atlantic. Read the decision.
  • Who Coordinates the Sea Turtle Stranding Network? - Kate Sampson manages the Sea Turtle Stranding and Disentanglement Network in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, helping save many endangered sea turtles each year.

 

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