Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
October 10, 2007
Due to the timing of low tide, the October 19th North Shore shellfish meeting will start at 4:30 PM (not 2PM as previously indicated in an October 2nd advisory).
Senator Tarr will be joined by Representative Verga and Representative Hill in hosting the meeting with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MarineFisheries) on behalf of local shellfishermen to discuss conditional shellfish area classifications and requirements of the National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP), including establishment of rainfall closures. In addition, MarineFisheries staff will provide descriptions, comparisons and management of conditional areas statewide.
The meeting will start at 4:30 PM on Friday October 19, 2007 at the Annisquam River Marine Fisheries Station (30 Emerson Ave , Gloucester).
For further information please visit our website at www.mass.gov/marinefisheries or contact Jeff Kennedy at 978-282-0308 x165 or 978-465-3553 x320 with any questions.