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Save the Date: Community Meeting on Moriches Bay Whale Response Set for February 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 17, 2017

There will be a community meeting on February 7, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. in Farmingville, NY, to present information related to the November 2016 stranding of a humpback whale in Moriches Bay. 

The meeting is free and open to the public.

At the meeting, NOAA Fisheries staff will present an analysis of the large live whale stranding response, lessons learned by the agency and its partners, and plans for a new collaboration to respond to marine mammal strandings on Long Island. There will be time for questions and comments from community members following the presentations.

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Location: Brookhaven Town Hall, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738

This meeting will also be available by Webinar:

Event number: 666 703 797
Event password: Meeting123

Conference Call in Information: 
Conference Line:  866-647-1746
Participant Code: 6042534

For more information about meeting logistics, contact Mike Asaro, NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region at 978-282-8469.

The agenda is now available.