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The Take Reduction Team
2012 Meeting

January 9-13, 2012
Providence, RI

Meeting Documents


---Day One---

* to be provided at TRT meeting

  1. General Meeting Information
    1. Draft Agenda
    2. Ground Rules
    3. 2012 TRT Member Roster
    4. 2012 TRT Alternate Roster
  2. Research Updates
    1. State reports
    2. Grant reports
  3. 2010/2011 ALWTRT Meeting Follow-up Materials
    1. Updates on ALWTRP since last meeting*
    2. ALWTRP Vertical Line Rule Development and Plan Monitoring Schedule
  4. Background Information
    1. Large Whale Entanglement and Ship Strike Reports 2009
    2.  2010-2011 Preliminary Large Whale and Ship Strike Summary
    3. Update on Recent Entanglements*
    4. Enforcement Update*
    5.  Public Scoping Document
      1. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Informational Sheet
      2. Co-occurrence model charts
        1. Northeast Region
        2. Mid-Atlantic Region
        3. Southeast Region
      3. Vertical Line Risk Reduction Proposal Criteria
    6. Scoping Meeting Summaries
    7. Key Issues from Scoping Meetings
      1. Northeast/Mid-Atlantic
      2.  Southeast
    8. Public Comments
    9. Key Issues from Public Comments
    10. Letter from MADMF on ALWTRP
  5. ALWTRP Monitoring
    1. Monitoring Strategy
  6. Presentations
    1. Burns
    2. Salvador
    3. Kite-Powell
    4. Maine DMR
    5. Smith
    6. Kraus


---Day Two---

* to be provided at TRT meeting

  1. Vertical Line Risk Reduction Proposals
    1. Maine DMR
    2.  Maine District C-9
    3.  New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game
    4. NMFS Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region
    5. NMFS Southeast Region
  2. Results of Industrial Economics Analysis of Proposals*
    1. Maine DMR
    2. Maine District C-9
    3. NMFS Northeast Region
    4. NMFS Southeast Region
  3. Model Documentation
  4. Vertical Line Proposal Presentation
  5. Industrial Economics Analysis of Proposals


---Day Three/Four---

 

  1. Gear Marking
    1. Gear Marking Concept Paper
    2.  Gear Marking Options
    3. Team member gear marking suggestion
  2. CFR related to Southeast Proposal


---Meeting Follow-Up---

 

  1. Vertical Line Risk Reduction Proposals
    1. Kraus (Jordan Basin)
    2. Kraus (Cape Cod Bay to Great South Channel)
    3. ME DMR
    4. MA DMF
    5. Conservation Community
    6. RI DFW
  2. Minimum SPUE Value Proposal
  3. IEC Analysis of Proposals
  4. Comments on Proposals
    1. Key Issues
    2. MA Lobstermen's Assoc
    3. ME Lobstermen's Assoc
    4. Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen's Assoc
    5. MA DMF
    6. ME DMR
    7. RI DEM
    8. NH DFG
    9. MMC
    10. Conservation Community
    11. McClellan
    12. Kraus
    13. Nash