NACO

National Association of Charterboat Operators

Caribbean Fishery Outreach & Education Meeting

The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Outreach and Education Advisory Panel will hold a meeting.

The meeting will be held on May 29, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Buccaneer Hotel, 5007 Estate Shoys, Lot 7, Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1920, telephone: (787) 766-5926.

The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's Outreach and Education Advisory Panel will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:

Call to order

 Inventory Resources

    --Presentation by Outreach and Education Panel Members

    --CFMC Outreach and Education Needs

 Ideas and Strategies for Outreach and Education

 Outline for the Outreach and Education Strategic Plan for the 

U.S. Caribbean

 Other Business

The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from or completed prior to the date established in this notice.

The meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues.

The SEDAR assessments of the Caribbean stocks of blue tang and queen triggerfish will consist of a series of workshops: three Data scoping Workshops, an Assessment Workshop, and a Review Workshop. 

The Data Scoping Workshops will take place July 17-19, 2012; the Assessment Workshop will take place October 16-18, 2012; and the Review Workshop will take place February 4-7, 2013. 

ADDRESSES: A series of Data Scoping Workshops will be held throughout the U.S. Caribbean. The location information for each workshop is included in the table below:

 

                                          Data Scoping--STX        Data Scoping--STT         Data Scoping--PR

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Start................................  7/17/12 @ 3pm..........  7/18/12 @ 3pm..........  7/19/12 @ 3pm.

End..................................  7/17/12 @ 7pm..........  7/18/12 @ 7pm..........  7/19/12 @ 7pm.

Location.............................  The Buccaneer..........  Frenchman's Reef.......  Rincon Beach Hotel.

Address..............................  5007 Estate Shoys......  5 Estate Bakkeroe,.....  Rd 115, Km 5.8,

                                       St. Croix, USVI........  St. Thomas, USVI.......  Anasco, PR.

Phone................................  800-255-3881...........  800-228-9290...........  866-589-0009.

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The Assessment Workshop will be held at the Courtyard Miami Coconut Grove, 2649 South Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133; telephone: (800) 321-2211. The Review Workshop will be held at the Hotel El Convento, 100 Cristo Street, Old San Juan, PR 00901; telephone: (181) 723-9036.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone:(843) 571-4366.

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