Gulf Council Wrap-Up Webinar Scheduled


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Join the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council staff for a wrap-up of the April Council meeting. Learn what actions the Council took, what new issues are on the table, and get answers to your questions.

The webinar is scheduled for April 18, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm eastern time. The meeting will end no later than 9:00 pm.

To register for the webinar, visit
or call 888-833-1844.

About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.

Submit comments and stay updated on fishery issues:
Check it out! Go to and click on the thermometer in the middle of the page. From there you can read up on all the pending actions, watch the video presentations, read comments, and submit your own. All comments submitted through the online form are automatically posted on our web site for Council review. Other comments are manually posted every couple of days.

There is also a thermometer for each issue that lets you know where the Council is in the process for that particular amendment, whether it’s the scoping phase, final action, or implementation.