Marine Resources Planning in SWNB Launches Next Phase of Intensive Public Consultations

Date: Jan 29, Tue. 05:50 pm

8 COMMUNITY FORUMS BEGIN IN ST. ANDREWS ON FEBRUARY 05, 2008 Date(s) Time(s) / Heure(s) Location(s) / Lieu(x) February 5 6:30 PM  9:00 PM St. Andrews (WC ONeill Arena) February 12 6:30 PM 9:00 PM Deer Island (DI Community School) February 27 6:30 PM  9:00 PM St. George (Legion) March 4 6:30 PM9:00 PM Campobello (Fire Hall) March 11 6:30 PM 9:00 PM Maces Bay (Seniors Hall) March 18 6:30 PM  9:00 PM Grand Manan (GM High School) March 25 6:30 PM  9:00 PM Blacks Harbour (Stella Maris Centre) April 1 6:30 PM  9:00 PM St. Stephen (Legion) Bay of Fundy Stakeholders Forum was established by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (2001-2002). Participants identified a need for resolving marine resource management issues and conflicts. To respond to that need the Bay of Fundy Marine Resources Planning Initiative was initiated in May 2004. Public are being encouraged to attend to learn about, discuss and provide input to - Marine Resources Planning in the Bay of Fundy. Feedback, to date, calls for the protection of livelihoods, fair access to the marine environment and better management of resource user activities. For more information contact: Susan Farquharson, Chair Southwest New Brunswick Marine Resources Planning Phone: (506) 755-4222

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