NOAA Fisheries will hold a meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) September 7-8, 2022. This meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast via webinar.
What: Atlantic HMS AP Fall 2022 Meeting
When: Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, September 8, 2022, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Webinar information will be available on our event page. Participants are encouraged to join 15 minutes prior to the meeting.
Details: The intent of the HMS AP meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS.
Some of the topics we will discuss:
- Recreational fishing topics in a roundtable format, with topics including NOAA’s Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy and the HMS Regional Marine Recreational Information Program Implementation Plan
- A climate vulnerability analysis for Atlantic HMS
- The proposed designation of a new national marine sanctuary in the Hudson Canyon
Other NOAA Fisheries offices will provide updates on activities relevant to HMS fisheries. The full agenda will be posted prior to the meeting on our event page.