The Fisheries Representatives represent the interests of fishermen to the project, and help make sure the project is getting the information it should have about the fishing industry. Fisheries Reps represent the interests of fishermen, not the project. Fisheries Reps also help get out the word about project activities offshore, and help to make sure the project is aware of any immediate problems or concerns from fishermen.
Vineyard Offshore is an active member and/or participant in the following technical working groups and advisory boards:
Massachusetts Fisheries Working Group on Offshore Wind Energy
Massachusetts Habitat Working Group on Offshore Wind Energy
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Fisheries Technical Working Group (FTWG)
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Environmental Technical Working Group
International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES)
Our team participated in the 78th annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby!
Our team celebrated a great season of fishing for striped bass at this year’s StriperFest in Falmouth.
Crista Bank, Fisheries Manager, attended ICES Annual Science Conference 2023 in Bilbao, Spain.
In coordination with American Saltwater Guides Association and the New England Aquarium, our team assisted with the acoustic tagging of Albies. We tagged 11 Albies for the first trip of the season!