Contact: Patricia Smith
Date: Aug. 17, 2012
Marine Fisheries Commission Seeks Bay Scallop Advisers
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fisherman and scientists to serve on the Bay Scallop Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee.
The committee will assist the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries in updating the Bay Scallop Fishery Management Plan. The commission uses fishery management plans as guides for implementing regulations and other management measures.
To qualify to serve on a committee, an individual may not have had a significant fisheries violation within the past three years.
Individuals interested in serving as an adviser should be willing to attend meetings at least once a month and actively participate in the committee process, which includes reviewing scientific documents and issue papers to make recommendations on management strategies. Advisers will be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in relation to their official duties.
Applications are available online at http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/adviser-applications or at Division of Marine Fisheries’ offices or by calling 252-808-8022 or 800-682-2632. Applications should be returned by Sept. 12 to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557, Attention: Lauren Morris.
|N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632 |