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NOAA Fisheries invites vessel owners, shoreside seafood processors, and registered buyers to attend one of a series of outreach meetings in Southeast Alaska. The purpose of the meetings is to answer questions and address concerns about the new North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program. The new observer program went into effect Janu. 1.
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Story last updated at 1/16/2013 - 2:16 pm

NOAA hosts Observer Program sessions

NOAA Fisheries invites vessel owners, shoreside seafood processors, and registered buyers to attend one of a series of outreach meetings in Southeast Alaska. The purpose of the meetings is to answer questions and address concerns about the new North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program. The new observer program went into effect Janu. 1.

Sitka

Wednesday, Jan. 16, noon, Harrigan Centennial Hall, Maksoutofff Room, 330 Harbor Drive, Sitka

Juneau

Thursday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room, 101 Egan Drive, Juneau

Meetings will cover important changes to how observers are deployed, how the program is funded, and which vessels and processors must have some or all of their operations observed.

For more information, visit the NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region website at: http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/


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