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Building a Better Model for Menhaden Management

WHEN: Thursday, July 16 | 11:00 AM EDT


A broad coalition of angling and boating groups and conservation organizations is working to advance and implement more science- and conservation-based management of Atlantic menhaden, an important forage fish that supports many sportfish populations. Can recent successes in the Chesapeake Bay serve as a model in the Gulf of Mexico and beyond?


Matt Strickler

Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources

Chris Moore

Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

David Sikorski

Executive Director, Coastal Conservation Association-Maryland

Chris Macaluso

Center for Marine Fisheries Director, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership