Eighth Annual Cobscook Fisheries Forum
A discussion of a broad range of issues of interest to fishermen and residents of Cobscook and coastal communities.
Boat School (Marine Technology Center)
Saturday, February 11, 2006 Washington County Community College 9:30AM to 3:00PM
Deep Cove Road, Eastport, Maine
9:00 to 9:30 COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS.
9:30 to 10:45 FIRST MORNING SESSION
Welcome & Introductions: Will Hopkins, Cobscook Bay Resource Center
Cobscook Bay Fishermen's Association Update: Harry Shain, CBFA
Drift Study Research Project: Heidi Leighton
Red Tide & Phytoplankton Blooms in 2005: Heidi LeightonInvasive Species In Cobscook Bay:
Preserving Access To The Working Waterfront:
Judy East, Washington County Council of Governments
10:45AM to 11:00AM BREAK. COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS.
11:00-12:30 SECOND MORNING SESSION
- Results Of The Scallop Market Study : Dr. Kevin Athearn, University of Maine at Machias
- Discussion: Cobscook Scallop Resource
12:30-1:00 LUNCH. Seafood Chowder & Sandwiches. (Donations Accepted)
Presentation of Awards.
1:00-3:00 AFTERNOON SESSION
Marketing Co-op & Community Kitchen: Will Hopkins
Marine Patrol Report
The Future Of The Boat School: Dean Pike/Senator Kevin Raye
Proposed Rules and Regulations: Legislators/DMR
Summary and Discussion---Managing the Marine Resources of Cobscook Bay
Sponsored by the Cobscook Bay Resource Center & the Cobscook Bay Fishermen's Association