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Wellfleet Herring Count - 2018 kick-off meeting March 14th

All Herring count volunteers:

Please join us for our annual kick-off meeting for the 2018 Wellfleet Herring Count

WHEN: Wednesday March 14th from 10:30 to noon
WHERE: Wellfleet Library, 55 West Main Street, Wellfleet


George Maynard
Policy and Research Coordinator
Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance
1566 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633 

George will update us on River Herring in the Ocean, and the status of Establishing Buffer Zones to Protect River Herring from unintended bycatch by mid-water trawlers in the waters off of Cape Cod. 

Jo Ann Muramoto, Ph.D.
MassBays Regional Coordinator, Cape Cod region
Association to Preserve Cape Cod
482 Main Street, Dennis, MA 02638

Jo Ann will update us on last year’s count results, provide a brief River Herring presentation, and provide any new protocols for this year’s count

The 2018 Herring Count officially begins on Sunday April 1, 2018. If you know anyone who might be interested in participating in this year’s count, please feel free to forward this message on.

If you no longer are able to participate, or wish to be removed from our count volunteer broadcast, please contact John Duane at: 508-237-2211, or simply reply to with your name, contact info, and request.