Fishermen and Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust team up to remove lost crab gear from Monterey Bay
Opportunity for fishermen to become leaders in fisheries management
Humpbacks lunge feeding, orcas waiting to pounce on passing gray whales, and even pods of the mighty blue whale have been spotted in Monterey Bay. This is great news! However, more whales means more chances for mishaps when it comes to lost crab pots.
Aquarium event builds support for commercial fishermen
For the second year in a row, the Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust is proud to be part of the Marine Resource Education Program West (MREP West), a workshop series designed for fishermen to learn about fisheries science and management.
Can Fish Hubs Rebuild Demand for Local Fish?
Thanks to those of you who attended the screening "Of the Sea" at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on March 3rd. We had more than 200 people at the screening, followed by a lively discussion.
Project underway to keep locally caught seafood in the Monterey Bay region
We were excited to be featured in the Civil Eats article, "Can Fish Hubs Rebuild Demand for Local Fish?" The article highlights our collaboration with local fishermen, non-profits and others in developing local markets for our seafood.
Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust receives $114,110 in grants to develop a “Fish Hub” business plan and to strengthen internal operations
The Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust is launching a new project aimed at keeping sustainable and locally caught seafood in local and regional restaurants, supermarkets, and cafeterias.
Monterey Bay Community Secures $1 million in Fishing Rights from The Nature Conservancy
The Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust has received a $60,110 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Fisheries Innovation Fund, and a $54,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Next Steps for Small Nonprofits program.
The Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust today announced the successful acquisition of more than $1 million in commercial groundfish fishing quota from The Nature Conservancy, permanently securing these historic fishing rights for the long-term benefit of the Monterey Bay community.