December 15, 2020
Virginia fisheries advocate John Bello was part of a team that advocated for the scientific management of the Bay’s important menhaden.
December 8, 2020
Today the Virginia Marine Resources Commission reduced Virginia’s menhaden harvest by 10 percent to comply with the newly adopted menhaden fishery quota from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.
October 20, 2020
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board today voted to cut the coastwide menhaden harvest by 10 percent.
August 5, 2020
For the first time, ASMFC has committed to including Ecological Reference Points—the value of the species to the ecosystem—in its fishery management plans.
July 9, 2020
A news roundup of some of the big issues we’re watching this year.
May 7, 2020
CBF has spent years trying to protect Atlantic menhaden. A recent meeting of the VMRC marks a new milestone in those efforts.
April 28, 2020
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission updated a harvest cap on menhaden that will bring Virginia into compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission menhaden management plan adopted in 2017.
February 27, 2020
The Virginia legislature passed bipartisan legislation to transfer management of Virginia’s menhaden fisheries from the General Assembly to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).
January 29, 2020
Today key committees in Virginia’s Senate and House of Delegates passed bipartisan legislation to transfer management of Virginia’s menhaden fishery from the General Assembly to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
January 21, 2020
For once, the Trump administration has made a good decision for the environment and the Chesapeake Bay.
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