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Convening

GMRI regularly holds forums to facilitate informed, productive conversations between fishermen, scientists, and resource managers. Serving as a neutral convener, we facilitate dialogue and provide objective assistance to stakeholders across a range of complex issues surrounding New England’s groundfish fishery.

Over the years we have convened stakeholders around a variety of issues including Amendment 16 options to dockside and at-sea monitoring issues. We are currently working with NOAA Fisheries to convene the industry around fishery-dependent data and developing solutions to improve groundfish fishing businesses.

Exempted Fishing Permit Informational Session
September 30, 2014 - Hyannis, MA

Developing Solutions to Improve Groundfish Fishing Businesses
April 10, 2014 - Quincy, MA

Workshop to Explore Fishing Behavior and Constraints in FY2012
January 15, 2014 - Gloucester, MA