Morehead City, NC – The Coastal Conservation Association of North Carolina congratulates Marine Patrol Officer Chris Lee on being chosen to receive the 2012 Marine Fisheries Enforcement Officer of the Year award from the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards Program. Lee will receive an engraved statuette, a...

ASMFC takes first step to finally bring menhaden under management   BALTIMORE, MD – For the first time ever, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will reduce the industrial harvest of menhaden and finally begin the process of managing this critical forage base. The measure approved...