Session 2B: Lessons Learned-Making Cooperative Management Work, Panel Summary
Cooperative management—regardless of what it is called—you know you have it if there is a commitment to work together, share information and communicate to reach decisions through consensus. [Bill Mattes, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission]
The second session of the joint Sea Grant/American Fisheries Society symposium focused on the lessons learned from cooperative fisheries research and management. Paula Cullenberg with the Alaska Sea Grant Program moderated the panel. Below are some speaker highlights, followed by a summary of the facilitated panel-audience discussion. White papers prepared by the panelists follow this panel summary.