Explore Puget Sound: Seminar covers Rockfish conservation

Oct 02, 2013
Courtesy of: NOAA Hear the presentation "Puget Sound Rockfish Conservation and Beyond: The Importance of Marine Reserves" by Norm Baker on Oct. 2 at City Hall.

Learn about Rockfish at a Beach Watchers seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at City Hall.

According to the American Fisheries Society, Puget Sound has the most depressed fisheries in the country.

Join WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers to learn about Rockfish biology, the effectiveness of marine reserves in other areas of the world and the ongoing work to create a network of marine reserves within Puget Sound.

Norm Baker holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He is a lifelong hunter, fisher and environmentalist. He is currently the Marine Reserve Representative for the Washington Sierra Club.

Baker is also a participant in the Puget Sound Rockfish Conservation Plan, Marine Area 4B Advisory Group, and the Rockfish Work Group currently conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

His presentation “Puget Sound Rockfish Conservation and Beyond:  The Importance of Marine Reserves” is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo. It is one of a series of seminars.

This is a free event. No registration is required.

Contact Chrys Bertolotto at Chrys@wsu.edu or 425-357-6020 for more information.

These presentations are brought to you by WSU Extension Snohomish County Beach Watchers and the city of Mukilteo.

-Edited by Beacon staff

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