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.
December 19, 2019
Following Omega Protein’s violation of the menhaden harvest cap in the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Department of Commerce has upheld the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s non-compliance finding against the Commonwealth of Virginia
November 21, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam asked U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to impose a moratorium on Virginia’s menhaden harvest in a letter sent yesterday.
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