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December 2016

Combined November/December VMRC meeting- 12/13/2016, 9:30AM

HOLIDAYS - 12/23/2016, 12/26/2016, 1/2/2017

November 2016

VMRC - 11/01/2016, 9:30AM (October meeting delayed one week)

HOLIDAYS - 11/11/2016, 11/23/2016 (after Noon), 11/24/2016, 11/25/2016

October 2016

VMRC - October meeting delayed one week to 11/01/16

HOLIDAY - 10/10/2016

September 2016

HOLIDAY - 09/05/2016

RFAB - 09/12/2016, 5:30PM & 7:00PM

FMAC - 09/19/2016, 6:00PM
[ Agenda | Audio | Minutes ]

VMRC - 09/27/2016, 9:30AM
[ Habitat Notice | Fishery Notice | Agenda ]

August 2016

08/09/2016 - SAFMC Cobia Public Hearing at 6:00 PM at the Hilton Virginia Beach, 3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
[ SAFMC Meeting Notice ]

VMRC - 08/23/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio ]

July 2016

07/01/2016 - Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia beginning at 9:30 AM until approximately 12:00 noon. Meeting is open to the public.
[ Minutes ]

HOLIDAY - 07/04/2016

SMAC - 07/06/2016, 4:00PM
[ Audio ]

ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass and Bluefish Management Boards to Meet Via Conference Call to Review Recent Recreational Harvest Estimates - 07/06/2016, 10:00 AM
[ Notice/Agenda ]

RFAB - 07/11/2016, 5:30PM (work session), & 7:00PM
[ Minutes ]

07/15/2016 - The Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group is scheduled to meet on July 15 at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia beginning at 9:30 AM and ending at 12:00 noon. The Brock Environmental Center is located at 3663 Marlin Bay Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. The meeting is open to the public.
[ Minutes ]

VMRC - 07/26/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

07/29/2016 - The Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet on July 29, 2016 at the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus in the Student Center, Room K-304, from 9 AM until approximately 2:00 PM. The Student Center is located at the campus at 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, VA 23453. Parking for this meeting will be available behind the Virginia Beach Building (G). The meeting is open to the public.
[ Minutes | Final Report ]

June 2016

06/02/2016 - Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet at the VMRC main office located at 2600 Washington Ave., Newport News, VA 23607, in the 4th Floor Commission meeting room, beginning at 6:00 PM and ending at approximately 9:00 PM. Meeting is open to the public.
[ Audio A | Audio B | Minutes ]

SMAC - 06/08/2016, 4:00PM
[ Audio ]

06/16/2016 - Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet at the VMRC main office located at 2600 Washington Ave., Newport News, VA 23607, in the 4th Floor Commission meeting room, beginning at 6:00 PM and ending at approximately 9:00 PM. Meeting is open to the public.
[ Audio A | Audio B | Minutes ]

SMAC - 06/22/2016, 4:00PM
[ Audio ]

VMRC - 06/28/2016, 9:30AM
[ FM Notice | HM Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

May 2016

RFAB - 05/09/2016, 5:30PM (Work Session), 7:00PM (Meeting)

05/20/2016 - Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia beginning at 9:30 AM until approximately 12:00 noon. Meeting is open to the public.
[ Minutes ]

VMRC - 05/24/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

HOLIDAY - 05/30/2016

April 2016

04/15/2016 - Lynnhaven River Oyster Work Group will meet at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia beginning at 9:30 AM until approximately 12:00 noon. Meeting is open to the public.
[ Minutes ]

FMAC - 04/18/2016, 6:00PM
[ Agenda | Audio | Draft Minutes ]

CMAC - 04/19/2016, 5:00PM
[ Agenda | Minutes ]

VMRC - 04/26/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

March 2016

RFAB - 03/14/2016, 7:00PM
[ Notice ]

CMAC - 03/15/2016, 5:00PM
[ Minutes | Audio ]

FMAC - 03/17/2016, 6:00PM
[ Agenda | Audio | Minutes ]

VMRC - 03/22/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

[ March Pound Net Notices ]

February 2016

HOLIDAY - 02/15/2016

SMAC - 02/17/2016, 4:00 PM
[ Notice | Audio ]

VMRC - 02/23/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio | Final Minutes ]

January 2016

HOLIDAY - 01/01/2016

CMAC - 01/05/2016, 6:00 PM
[ Agenda | Audio | Draft minutes ]

RFAB - 01/11/2016, 5:30 PM (work session) & 7:00 PM (meeting)
[ Notice ]

ASMFC Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Public Hearing - 01/12/2016, 6:00 PM
[ Notice | Draft Addendum ]

HOLIDAYS - 1/15/2016, 1/18/2016

Optional Webinar with FMAC committee members to discuss upcoming ASMFC agenda items
(interested parties may call-in toll-free: 1-866-842-5779 (US/Canada); Conference Code: 757 247 2247) - 1/25/2016, 6:00PM

VMRC - 01/26/2016, 9:30AM
[ Notice | Agenda | Draft Minutes with audio  | Final Minutes ]

Public Notice Information

Links to individual public notices are in the meeting calendar to the left. You may e-mail comments on current Public Notices to:

Oyster Issues Only - Dr. Jim Wesson
All Other Fisheries Issues - Mr. Rob O'Reilly
Habitat Issues - Mr. Tony Watkinson

You must include your name, address, phone, and e-mail address with your comments for the public record. Please keep in mind e-mail is not always reliable. VMRC cannot be held responsible for comments lost in cyberspace.

Note that by law, habitat management permit cases must be advertised in the local papers in the vicinity of the project.  These public notices are not posted on the Commission web site.  Please contact the appropriate Habitat Management Staff in the area of interest to get more information on a specific habitat permit case. Click here to see listing of staff territory assignments.

Public notices related to the Pound Net Siting Public Review Process and the Placement of Shellfish Aquaculture Enclosures on Leased Ground can be found in the meeting calendar to the left or by clicking on the links in this sentence.

Calendar & Abbreviations

VMRC - Virginia Marine Resources Commission
FMAC - Finfish Management Advisory Committee
CMAC - Crab Management Advisory Committee
SMAC - Shellfish Management Advisory Committee
RFAB - Recreational Fishing Advisory Board
CFAB - Commercial Fishing Advisory Board
SWFTAC - Saltwater Fishing Tournament Advisory Committee
ESORC - Seaside Eastern Shore Oyster Replenishment Committee
HMAC - Habitat Management Advisory Committee

Note

All meetings held at 2600 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor, Newport News, VA  23607 unless otherwise noted.  Many committee dates are tentative. Check with VMRC Fisheries Management Division to verify date, time, and place (757) 247-2200. Shellfish Committee and Seaside Eastern Shore Oyster Replenishment Committee meetings - verify, date, time and place by calling (757) 247-2120.

Previous Year's Calendars

Calendar 2015 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2014 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2013 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2012 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2011 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2010 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2009 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2008 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2007 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2006 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2005 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2004 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2003 & Meeting Minutes
Calendar 2002 & Meeting Minutes
2002 and earlier minutes

Other Calendars

Commonwealth Calendar
MAFMC Calendar - (302)-674-2331
ASMFC Calendar - (202) 452-9110


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