DEEP: Notice to Commercial Lobstermen Interested in Participating in the Connecticut Cooperative V-Notch Program

Notice To Commercial Lobstermen
Interested in Participating in the Connecticut Cooperative V-Notch Program

January 23, 2007

The DEP Marine Fisheries Division will hold an informational meeting to inform resident commercial lobstermen about requirements for those who wish to participate in the CT Cooperative Lobster Restoration ("V-Notch") Program and to answer questions with regards to the Program and itís current status.

At this meeting you will receive the current document that addresses frequently asked questions with regard to what youíll need to provide as a participating captain, information about how you will receive payments and how the program will be conducted as well as the forms youíll need to complete to participate in the program.

The meeting will be held at:

7:00 PM, Thursday, February 1, 2007
Sherwood Island State Park
Westport, CT

Directions:

From I-95 north and south: take Exit 18 to access the Sherwood Island Connector. Follow the Connector into the park.

Approximately 100 yards from the gate to the Main Entrance of the Park (which will be closed) there will be a driveway on the right - look for the staff only sign. Follow that drive to the Barn. The meeting will be held there.

For further information, contact Colleen Giannini, PO Box 719, Old Lyme, CT 06371, by telephone at 860.434.6043, or by emailing colleen.giannini@po.state.ct.us.  (N07-03)