Submitted by Catherine Schmitt on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 12:39

This is the first in a series of weekly updates of news, events, and important deadlines for what is shaping up to be a busy Spring. 

Registration has opened for the Penobscot Watershed Conference scheduled for Saturday, April 9, at the Point Lookout Resort in Northport, Maine.

Our director, Paul Anderson, who also directs the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network and Aquaculture Research Institute at the University of Maine, is chairing a session Friday on Sustainable Aquaculture and a Global Perspective at the World Aquaculture Society meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOAA Sea Grant is exhibiting in the trade show.

And a reminder that NOAA Sea Grant has issued a call for aquaculture-related research proposals, with a preliminary deadline of March 10.