Archives by Tag 'resource allocation'
Strengthening Fisheries Management: CONCUR Conducts Performance Review of International Pacific Halibut Commission (2012)
CONCUR was jointly chosen by the United States Department of State and the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans to examine recent performance of the International Pacific Halibut Commission relative to achievement of the goals set out in the body’s founding Treaty.
Authorized by the 1923 “Convention for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the [...]
CONCUR Principal and Senior Mediator John Gamman gave a presentation at the Fulbright Academy of Science and Technology Sustainability Conference in San Francisco on March 12. The conference was attended by Fulbright scholars and practitioners from many countries. The topic of John’s presentation was “How Collaboration Can Promote Environmental Sustainability“. Dr. Gamman was appointed as [...]
CONCUR partnered with the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) staff to support the work of the San Miguel Island Abalone Fishery Advisory Group (AAG) – a broad-based stakeholder group convened to develop management alternatives for a potential red abalone fishery at San Miguel Island. The Advisory Group, comprising commercial fishing, recreational diving, marine [...]
Abalone Advisory Group (AAG) Releases Report: “Management Options for a Potential Red Abalone Fishery on San Miguel Island” (January 29, 2010)
A novel collaborative process designed and led by CONCUR to develop a range of management options for a potential red abalone fishery reached a major milestone on February 16, 2010, when the Marine Resources Committee (MRC) of the California Fish and Game Commission met to discuss the newly-released report.
The report – entitled “Management Options for [...]
CONCUR Principal Scott McCreary co-authored an article with Marine Life Protection Act Initiative colleagues entitled “Science-based and stakeholder-driven marine protected area network planning: A successful case study from north central California“, published in the current issue of Ocean & Coastal Management [53 (2010) 52-68]. Former CONCUR intern Kathryn Hoffman was a key co-author.
CONCUR is facilitating the Atlantic Pelagic Longline Take Reduction Team (PLTRT) for the National Marine Fisheries Service. The aim is to complete a regulatory negotiation to reduce take of protected pilot whales and Risso’s dolphin species. Team members include representatives of the longline fleet from Maine to Florida, state and regional fisheries organizations, national [...]
CONCUR is working with the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) staff to support the work of the San Miguel Island Abalone Fishery Advisory Group (AAG). The AAG is a stakeholder group representing the interests of commercial fishing, recreational diving, marine conservation, and fisheries science. Its mission is to recommend a limited range of [...]
CONCUR was part of a multi-faceted team headed by Davids Engineering of Davis, California hired by the Imperial Irrigation District to develop a plan for conserving more than 300,000 acre-feet of water for transfer to San Diego and elsewhere. In its role in the project, referred to as the Definite Plan, CONCUR was responsible for [...]