Marine Resource Education Program – MREP

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The acronym MREP (pronounced M-Rep) is rather clever as this program basically trains attendees to be better marine representatives. The two, three-day workshops cover all aspects of fisheries management and begins with a comprehensive look at fisheries science. It includes …

2017 Trinidad Pier Youth Fishing Derby

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Although chilly the previous afternoon, Sunday, September 17, 2017 turned out to be a beautiful day at Trinidad, the small town located on California’s scenic redwood-forested, northwest coast just 24 miles north of Eureka. It was a perfect day to …

Ahoy, Captain! Plastics off the Starboard Bow!

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What resides in the oceans and grows an estimated 8.8 million tons per year? The answer is discarded plastic. Some of this debris washes back onto the world’s beaches and the rest heads offshore. Much of the debris ends up …

Help Plan Humboldt’s Fishing Future!

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By Rob Dumouchel  and Laura Casali Graduate Students, Environmental and Natural Resource Science Humboldt State University Fishing Community Sustainability Project for Eureka and Shelter Cove If you had $5 million what would you do to improve commercial and recreational fishing …

Reading Nautical Charts II

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In our February 2016 issue we began a discussion on how to get the most out of your charts and chart-plotters. If you missed that article it can be accessed here. To continue the discussion, it’s important to realize that …