National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Grants to Reduce Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - September 7, 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced $1.5 million in grants through the Fishing for Energy program to reduce lost, abandoned or discarded fishing gear in the coastal waters of Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Puerto Rico and Washington.
“Removing derelict gear from the oceans will reduce bycatch of threatened marine mammals and sea turtles, save fishermen time and money, and make U.S. waters safer to navigate,” Jeff Trandahl, executive director and CEO of NFWF said ...
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