DEEP: Notice of ASMFC Public Hearing on American Lobster

Notice of ASMFC Public Hearing on American Lobster
 
February 17, 2017
 

The DEEP Marine Fisheries Program is hosting two Public Hearings of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum XXV to the American Lobster Fishery Management Plan. The addendum presents a suite of management measures to increase egg production in Southern New England. Please see the Commissionís Notice of this meeting for further details and which is available at
ASMFC.org under Breaking News:

asmfc.org/uploads/file/58a35e88pr09AmLobsterSNEdraftAddendum_Hearings.pdf

Two hearings have been scheduled in Connecticut.
 

7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
DEEP Marine Headquarters Boating Education Center
333 Ferry Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Take I-95 to Exit 70 to Route 156 south, turn right onto Ferry Road, follow to the end. The Boating Education Center is located at the rear of the property.
  
 
7:00 PM, Monday, March 27, 2017
DEEP Kellogg Environmental Center
500 Hawthorne Avenue
Derby, CT 06418

From Eastern Connecticut (I-95 Southbound)
Take exit 47 (Rte. 34 connector). Stay on connector until it ends. Proceed straight until road ends at the junction with Ella Grasso Boulevard. Take a right onto the Boulevard and move quickly to the left lane. At the first intersection, take a left onto Rte. 34 and continue west on Rte. 34 (approximately 5 miles). Follow signs for Route 34 West (Note: In Derby, Rte. 34 makes a hard left turn and passes under Rte. 8 overpass.) From Main Street Rte. 34/Rte. 8 intersection (overpass) continue West on Rte. 34 for about 1.5 miles. Take a right onto Lakeview Terrace (there is a road sign for Kellogg Center/Osbornedale State Park at the corner). Continue to stop sign at the end of the road. Turn left at stop sign. Our parking lot is on your left.

From Southwestern Connecticut (I-95 Northbound)
Take exit 27 to Rte. 8 North, take exit 15. At end of ramp, turn left onto Rte. 34. From Main Street Rte. 34/Rte. 8 intersection (overpass) continue West on Rte. 34 for about 1.5 miles. Take a right onto Lakeview Terrace (there is a road sign for Kellogg Center/Osbornedale State Park at the corner). Continue to stop sign at the end of the road. Turn left at stop sign. Our parking lot is on your left.

For more information please contact the DEEP Marine Fisheries Division by email at
deep.marine.fisheries@ct.gov, by mail at PO Box 719, Old Lyme, CT 06371 or by telephone at 860.434.6043 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any person with a disability who may need information in an alternative format may contact the agency's ADA Coordinator at 860-424-3194, or at
deep.hrmed@ct.gov. Any person with limited proficiency in English, who may need information in another language, may contact the agency's Title VI Coordinator at 860-424-3035, or at deep.aaoffice@ct.gov.  Any person with a hearing impairment may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711.  Discrimination complaints may be filed with DEEP's Title VI Coordinator. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.
 
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