Weekly Update: September 13, 2019

    From Our Executive Director-Glenn Skinner     MFC MEETING UPDATE The Commission voted to deny the NCWF petition for rulemaking seeking to adopt more restrictions on North Carolina’s shrimp trawl fishery....

Weekly Update: August 30, 2019

    From Our Executive Director-Glenn Skinner     MFC MEETING UPDATE The Commission voted to deny the NCWF petition for rulemaking seeking to adopt more restrictions on North Carolina’s shrimp trawl fishery....

Weekly Update: August 16, 2019

    From Our Executive Director-Glenn Skinner   It is very important that anyone involved in the NC Shrimp or Southern Flounder fisheries attend next week’s NC Marine Fisheries Commission meeting.   The Commission will be voting on the NC Wildlife...

Weekly Update: August 09, 2019

    From Our Executive Director-Glenn Skinner   The NCFA would like to congratulate Martin Posey, Robert McNeil and Sam Romano on their appointment to the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission.   We would also like to thank Governor Cooper and...

Weekly Update: July 26, 2019

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ~ GLENN SKINNER The North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) has submitted another Petition for Rulemaking to the Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC).  Like the previous petition this one proposes severe restrictions on shrimp trawling in...

Weekly Update: July 19, 2019

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE:   In last week’s update I wrote that H-655 NC HEALTH CARE FOR WORKING FAMILIES had been on the House calendar for a while for a floor vote and later in the update wrote that it passed the House. That bill is being used as a negotiating tool on...