Press Releases

Press Release – Western Pacific Federal Managers Support Conservation Definition and Request Better Coordination with NOAA on ESA Biological Opinions (22 June 2022)

HONOLULU (22 June 2022) Today, the Council requested NOAA and the Council for Environmental Quality (CEQ) adopt a Council Coordination Committee (CCC) area-based management subcommittee’s proposed definition of “conservation area” to identify qualifying regions in...

Press Release – Fishery Management Council to Consider Area-Based Management Issues and Draft Fishing Regulations for Proposed NWHI Sanctuary (17 June 2022)

HONOLULU (17 June 2022) The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council will meet June 21 to 23, 2022, to discuss President Biden’s “30x30” initiative and a proposed marine national monument expansion, draft fishing regulations for the proposed Northwestern...

Upcoming Events

all-day Fifteenth SPC Heads of Fisheries...
Fifteenth SPC Heads of Fisheries...
Mar 20 – Mar 24 all-day
Fifteenth SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting March 20-24, 2023 Meeting Information:  
12:30 pm Guam Regional Ecosystem Advisory...
Guam Regional Ecosystem Advisory...
Mar 22 @ 12:30 pm – 8:00 pm
MAJOR UPDATE: Location has changed, please see updated address below Date: March 23, 2023          Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ChST) Location: Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, Caffe Cino-Private Dining Room,[...]
2:00 pm CNMI Regional Ecosystem Advisory...
CNMI Regional Ecosystem Advisory...
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Date: March 24, 2023          Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ChST) Location: Azucena Room, Crowne Plaza Resort, Garapan, Saipan DRAFT CNMI REAC Agenda public Major agenda items: Endangered Species Act critical[...]
2:00 pm Joint Mariana Archipelago FEP Ad...
Joint Mariana Archipelago FEP Ad...
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date: Mar. 25, 2023          Time: 10 am – 5 pm (ChST) Location: Virtual Meeting via WebEx Both audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: Webex (audio[...]