2017 Policy Overview and 2018 Engagement Outlook

November 14, 2017
Presenter: Drue Winters
Policy Director, American Fisheries Society
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In November, join AFS Policy Director Drue Winters, as she reviews fisheries policy issues that are trending in Washington, DC. We’ll take a look back at what’s been happening on Capitol Hill and in the administration related to fisheries in 2017 and a look forward at what we expect to happen in 2018. This is your chance to learn more about policy related to your field and have your questions addressed.

Discussion topics include:

  • Re-authorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act
  • Repeal and replacement of the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule
  • Securing funds for proactive conservation via the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act
  • FY 2018 federal budget outlook
  • Status of EPA’s Plan to Rescind Clean Water Determination on Pebble Mine
  • Outlook for offshore aquaculture legislation
  • How to become more involved in AFS’s policy efforts