Grant Name:

Minimizing Pacific Groundfish Bycatch

  • Date Awarded:
    Sep 2007
     
  • Amount:
    $314,900
     
  • Term:
    18 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF1615
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will use this grant to encourage a new generation of bycatch minimization measures within the Pacific groundfish fishery. NRDC will provide information and technical analyses to facilitate Pacific Fishery Management Council decision-making to ensure the trawl groundfish DAP contains key conservation design elements. NRDC will also advocate for sound rebuilding plans for overfished species and strong bycatch mitigation measures.

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