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A Conversation with Jerry Knecht: Creating Sustainable Fisheries in the Emerging World and in The Gulf of Maine

Story posted February 20, 2013

Event date(s): February 20, 2013 — March 09, 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 4:00-5:00pm
ES Common Room, Adams Hall

fishingboatsJoin us for a discussion about the future of fisheries here in the Gulf of Maine, and in the emerging world.

Jerry Knecht '76, is founder and president of North Atlantic Seafood in Portland Maine. North Atlantic Seafood is a member of the Gulf of Maine Sustainable Seafood Initiative's Industry Working Group that is engaged in developing ways to support and market sustainable species from the Gulf of Maine. 

coastlineMr. Knecht is also a collaborator on a long-term initiative to design and implement a large-scale sustainable fisheries project in the Lesser Sundra region of Indonesia.