DMR Hosting a Striped Bass Stakeholder Meeting - April 21

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On April 21 from 6-8PM, the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) will be hosting a virtual meeting with striped bass stakeholders. The purpose of the meeting is to create a forum where DMR can provide informational updates on the science and interstate management of striped bass, and where stakeholders can provide input and feedback on the management of the stock in Maine. This is an opportunity to exchange information and for DMR to hear ideas from interested parties. While DMR staff plans to provide updates on the timeline of management actions at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, this is not a public hearing on the draft Amendment 7 Public Information Document. A draft agenda for the meeting is outlined below.

Draft Agenda:

  1. Welcome/Introduction (6PM)
  2. Volunteer Angler Logbook Update (6:10PM) 
    • DMR presentation on 2020 Logbook data, electronic Logbook
  3. Science Update (6:30PM)
    • DMR presentation on juvenile abundance index, acoustic data
  4. Management Update (6:50PM)
    • DMR presentation on recent and ongoing ASMFC actions
  5. Open Discussion on Striped Bass Science and Management in Maine (7:15PM)

To join the April 21 virtual meeting, click on the webinar link below. You do not need to pre-register for the meeting.

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+1 207-209-4724,,766620554#   United States, Portland

Phone Conference ID: 766 620 554#

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For those who have not joined a Microsoft Teams meeting before, below is some information on how to join. 

1. If joining the Teams Meeting from your smartphone, download the free Microsoft Teams app in advance of the meeting. You will be able to log into the app as a “guest,” and it will prompt you to enter your name.  Allow Microsoft Teams to use your audio and microphone when prompted so that you will be able to participate in the meeting. 

2. If joining this meeting from your computer, you do not need to download the app - just click on the “Click here to join the meeting” link above. When a webpage opens and asks how you want to join the meeting, click “Join on the web instead”. You can use any browser except Safari.

3. There is a conference call telephone number link if you prefer to call in directly. Calling in would limit your ability to see what might be presented on the screen. Best option is to click the telephone number link as it is listed above with the passcode. 




Megan Ware
Director of External Affairs