7/25/14 – Join SAFMC Staff for Live Q&A Sessions via Webinar on Upcoming Public Hearing/Scoping Amendments

Join SAFMC Staff for Live Q&A Sessions via Webinar on Upcoming Public Hearing/Scoping Amendments

Staff will provide information on the management measures being addressed in each of the five amendments affecting the fishery management plans for Snapper Grouper, Coastal Migratory Pelagics (Mackerel), Dolphin Wahoo, and Golden Crab

The public is invited to participate in three webinar sessions with Council staff to learn more about the amendments being developed by the South Atlantic Council:

Scoping - 

  • Snapper Grouper Amendment 35
  • Snapper Grouper Amendment 36

Public Hearing - 

  • Generic Accountability Measures & Dolphin Allocation Amendment
  • Snapper Grouper Amendment 32
  • Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 20
  • Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 2 
  • Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7/Snapper Grouper Amendment 33

Staff will provide a brief introduction of each amendment and then will be available for a live chat to answer questions about the amendments.

To help the public prepare for the webinar sessions, draft documents and video presentations giving a complete overview of each amendment are available for viewing on the Council's public hearing/scoping web page. The public is encouraged to view these video presentations prior to the webinar.   

Public hearing and scoping meetings will be held throughout the region from August 6-14, 2014. See the full schedule by visiting the public hearing/scoping page of the Council's website.

Q&A Webinar Schedule:

All webinars start promptly at 6:00 PM and registration is required. See below.





Monday, July 28

-Snapper Grouper Amendment 36



Tuesday, July 29 

-Generic AM/Dolphin Allocation Amendment

-Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7/Snapper Grouper Amendment 33

-CMP Framework Amendment 2



Wednesday, July 30

-Snapper Grouper Amendment 35

-Snapper Grouper Amendment 32

-Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 20



Registration for the webinars is required and available by clicking the Register Now links above.  

Please visit the public hearing/scoping page on the Council's website for additional information on each amendment, including the meeting schedule, video presentations and supporting documents.